Edith Cavell, a British nurse, was arrested by the Germans on August 15, 1915 on a charge of
assisting the English, Belgian and French soldiers across the frontier. She was executed on
On August 9, 1921, a mountain in the Canadian Rockies, near the town of Jasper, was
named in memory of the British nurse. The Dedication Service for Mount Edith Cavell was
conducted by the rector Rev. H. Edwards of the Church of St. Mary and St. George. The
Anglican Church choir, conducted by J.B. Snape and accompanied by the orchestra from Jasper
Park Lodge, were also in attendance.
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