Monument for Edith Cavell unveiled by Queen Alexandra plus scenes from Cavell's funeral.
Titles read: 'Faithful Unto Death - Queen Alexandra unveils Nurse Cavell memorial. Oct 12th, 1915'.
Queen Alexandra unveils memorial for Edith Cavell; a British nurse who was executed by the Germans in Belgium.
GV crowd around foot of statue of Cavell (near Charing Cross Station?). Open coach drives through crowd; they wave. CU Queen Alexandra in crowd meeting people - good shot. People bow or curtsy. Alex. w/ man holding rope (to christen the monument).
Suddenly cuts to shot of soldiers (nationality unknown - looks like various uniforms - prisoners?) going down steps into cellar; smoke blowing. GV hut in the woods low; w/ thatch roof; smoke coming from chimney. French? soldier motions a man ahead of him; they both go down steps into the building (same as in previous shot of steps).
A few shots from the funeral of Edith Cavell at Westminster Abbey. British soldiers w/ rifles and military band walking slowly. Coffin; covered in Union Jack; being lifted by soldiers; flowers lifted onto it. DS GV funeral procession outside Westminster
World War One. Monuments & memorials.