Edith Cavell

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
1 person did not like.

Edith Louisa Cavell (4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during World War I, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Despite ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


more quotations »
  • ''I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.''
    Edith Cavell (1865-1915), British nurse. Inscription, Cavell monument, London. Guilty of breaking the rules of war by using her status as a Red Cr...
Read more quotations »

Comments about Edith Cavell

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Edith Cavell

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Report Error]