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Edith Cavell

Swardeston, Norfolk, 1865 - Schaarbeek 1915
British nurse; saved the lives of soldiers from both sides and helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death
(Wikipedia)
Henry Pegram
1918

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Description

Bronze bust of Edith Cavell on a plinth with a relief of a soldier paying homage to her.

Inscription(s)

EDITH CAVELL NURSE
PATRIOT AND MARTYR

Signature

(bust and plinth) henry pegram sc1918

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°37'53" - E 1°17'56")

Item Code: gbee085; Photograph: 24 October 2015
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