Norwich Cathedral graveside ceremony for Edith Cavell

BBC News
Oct 10, 2015 | Norfolk

A graveside ceremony has been held at Norwich Cathedral ahead of the 100th anniversary of the death of World War One nurse Edith Cavell.

Ms Cavell served in a hospital in Belgium and treated Allied, German and Austrian soldiers.

She was executed by a German firing squad on 12 October 1915 after helping Allied prisoners escape to Holland.

Hundreds packed the grounds of the cathedral, including dignitaries from Belgium and Germany. Read more…