Nurse Cavell Service 1915

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  • The current dating of this clip as 1915 is incorrect, it should read 1920.

    The current figure of 1915 refers to the year of Edith Cavell's execution by the Germans on 12 October of that year. The unveiling of the statue seen here actually occurred on 16 March 1920, as the attached newspaper article of the era will confirm....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/45511

    jamied 26th Sep 2012
  • OK, here's another attempt to make that newspaper link!

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/45511623

    jamied 26th Sep 2012
  • "Charing Cross, London." - more precisely, the monument is situated in St Martin's Place.

    jamied 26th Sep 2012

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