Catalogue description Belgium: Prisoners, including: Miss Edith Cavell, English nurse in Brussels, arrested...

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Details of FO 383/15
Reference: FO 383/15

Belgium: Prisoners, including:

Miss Edith Cavell, English nurse in Brussels, arrested and executed by the Germans for assisting Allied soldiers to escape from German-occupied Belgium: reports, enquiries, and correspondence regarding the arrest, trial and execution of Miss Cavell and others, including Miss Grace Jemmet and Miss MacFarlane, and sentences passed on Countess Jeanne de Belleville and Princess Marie de Croy; also includes several newspaper articles, including article in The New York Times Magazine Section, 31 October 1915, headed 'The Case of Edith Cavell', with a sketch of nurse Cavell (in docket no. 170625).

Enquiry forms respecting British subjects in Belgium: Miss Borlase Childs, Miss Lizzie Delahunty and Miss Alice Grant.

Mrs Van Cutsen, in Brussels: arrangements for shipping a trunk to her.

Mrs Auerbach and her children, in Brussels: enquiries regarding their possible return to the UK.

Mr Francois Kuijpers, in Belgium: arrangements for exporting a trunk to him.

Madame Versavel, in Belgium: enquiry from her son, Father A F Versavel, Belgian subject resident in Belize.

Mrs Allan Saunders, in Brussels: pension arrangements.

Parcels for British prisoners in French and Belgian fortresses.

Correspondence for prisoners in Belgian and French occupied territories.

Code 1204 Files 119156-142010.

Date: 1915
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Files 119156-142010.
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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