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'Edith Cavell' a talk by Paul Handford


  Paul Handford will guide the Lincoln branch through the life and times of Edith Cavell. To date it remains one of the most shocking episodes of the First World War: Edith Cavell, heroine and British nurse, was executed by the German army by firing squad on the 12th October 1915 for helping Allied soldiers to escape occupied Belgium. Recent resea…

'Nurse Edith Cavell - Her Arrest, Interrogation and Execution' with Paul Handford


Paul Handford will give a presentation on Nurse Edith Cavell- her arrest, interrogation and execution.  The talk using rare items and photographs from Paul’s own private collection, looks at her early life and her time in Bruxelles before and during the German occupation. Did the British Authorities do enough to prevent her execution? Was she invo…

The Friends’ Ambulance Unit’s Motor Ambulance Convoys 1914-1918 with Paul Handford


The Friends’ Ambulance Unit’s Motor Ambulance Convoys 1914-1918  The talk looks at the experiences of those individuals, who for conscience and other reasons, chose to serve in the ‘non-combatant’ Friends’ Ambulance Unit during World War I. The talk will explore the evolution of the Unit, one of the main aspects of the Unit’s work – motorised ambu…