Cavell


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Cav·ell

 (kăv′əl, kə-vĕl′), Edith Louisa 1865-1915.
British nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation (1915) to help smuggle Allied troops to the Dutch border. She was caught by the Germans and executed.

Cavell

(ˈkævəl)
n
(Biography) Edith Louisa. 1865–1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I for helping Allied prisoners to escape

Cav•ell

(ˈkæv əl)

n.
Edith Louisa, 1865–1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I.
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Noun1.Cavell - English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escapeCavell - English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915)
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World War I nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans 100 years ago for helping to smuggle hundreds of Allied troops out of Belgium during the conflict.
As NSWNMA president and a proud Edith Cavell Trustee, I would like to acknowledge the recent article published on Nurse Uncut (the Associations blog for nurses and midwives) about the 100th anniversary of the death of British nurse Edith Cavell, a nurse who gave her life in order to save others during WWI.
DEAR Editor, Might I be allowed to add some clarification to the otherwise excellent report by Marion McMullen on the sad case of Edith Cavell (Post, October 15).
Cavell eventually provided certified trained nurses for 37 institutions and she formed a Red Cross hospital in Brussels and nursed wounded German and Belgian soldiers after war broke out in 1914.
Edith Cavell will be officially recognised through the individual release of her commemorative Au5 coin.
Separated by exactly 100 years, a war correspondent awaits execution in the Middle East on the anniversary of World War I nurse Edith Cavell being shot as a spy by the Germans.
The group of nine, who are studying at the University of South Wales, are setting off for Canada on Saturday to take on the Mount Cavell Challenge - which will see them undergo a week of physical and mental challenges on the 3,363-metre Mount Edith Cavell, which is in the country's Alberta province.
AWELSH mum related to legendary World War I nurse Edith Cavell has named her daughter in honour of her famous ancestor.
While this suggestion is never fully substantiated by Cavell himself it is, as I hope to demonstrate here, possible to provide an account of what a perfectionist Endgame might look like by drawing on a range of Cavell's texts, from his early essay on Endgame through to his recent study Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life (2004).