Remembering Edith Cavell

This non-postal stamp (known as a cinderella) depicts the death of British nurse Edith Cavell, renowned and admired for helping save the lives of hundreds of soldiers. She was executed by German forces in occupied Belgium on 12 October 1915, a death that was widely memorialized around the world. 

stamp, 3cm x 2.2cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory, and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War