Tag Archives: Edith Cavell

The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

The idea behind the “Unknown Soldier” is not a unique one, rather it can be found in many nations that have lost vast numbers of soldiers and civilians in war. The Tomb in Westminster Abbey is yet one of the … Continue reading

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Edith Cavell Monument

This Monument to Edith Cavell is at the junction of St Martin’s Lane and Charing Cross Road, London. She was born in 1865 and after training as a nurse at the London Hospital she became the first matron of the Berkendael … Continue reading

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