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