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Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell

Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell.  A new coin celebrating brave and devoted nurse Edith Cavell has been struck by the Royal Mint as part of its five-year commemoration of the First World War.  When war broke out in 1914, Cavell formed a Red Cross hospital in Brussels and nursed German and Belgian wounded soldiers. Following the German occupation of the city, her institution was placed at the disposal of the invading army, and although Cavell was offered the chance to return to Britain, she chose to remain with her nurses.  To read more click here

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