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Edith Cavell

4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915

British humanitarian and nurse executed in German-occupied Belgium for helping soldiers from all armies.


Patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.

On the eve of her execution, quoted in the Times 23 October 1915


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