Edith Cavell wa s born on 4 December 1865 in Swardeston in Norfolk. At the age of 20 she entered the nursing profession. In 1907 she became the matron of the Berkendael Institute in Brussels. Dur...
Person, Medicine, Resistance WW1, War Memorial WW1, United Kingdom
Surgeon. In 1907 Depage and Edith Cavell founded a clinic and the first Belgian nursing school. In 1912 he worked at the front in the Balkans and put this experience to good use in organising the...
Person, Medicine, Politics & Administration
Nurse. Wife of Antoine Depage.Born Marie Picard. Died when the ship the Lusitania was torpedoed off the Irish coast by a German submarine during World War I. Click on external link for more in...
Person, Medicine, Tragedy
Swiss, founded of the Red Cross after having seen the aftermath of the battle of Solferino in 1859. Born Geneva. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 1901. Click on external link for more information.
Person, Medicine, Switzerland
Person, Benefactor, Medicine
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Born: 15/7/1880, 140 years ago
Person, Resistance WW1, France, United Kingdom
Mad, bad and dangerous to know.
You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Nurse who helped soldiers escape from occupied Belgium during WW1.
Fell in love in Brussels.