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Harp and a Monkey


On 21 August 1917, Nellie Spindler, a nurse from Wakefield in Yorkshire, was resting in her tent after a hard night-shift at the No.32 British Casualty Clearing Station in Brandhoek, Belgium, when a German shell fragment ┬ápierced the canvass, hit her and killed her. The sacrifice of Nellie Spindler, and nurses in the First World War in general, ha…