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Nurse killed in explosion remembered on Armistice Day

November 12th, 2019
Head Girl, Rachel, lays a wreath at school’s War Memorial.

Monmouth School for Girls marked Armistice Day on Monday 11th November.

Rachel, Head Girl, laid a wreath at school’s War Memorial, flanked by her Deputies  and Headmistress, Mrs Jessica Miles.

Former Monmouth School for Girls’ student, Maud Edwards, a nurse, was killed when an explosion sunk the Royal Navy cruiser, HMS Natal, in December 1915.

Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11th November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War One and Germany, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front.

Rachel and Head of School at Monmouth School for Boys, Joe, at the Monmouth War Memorial in St James’ Square.

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools students also paid their respects on Remembrance Sunday to those who served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Rachel and Head of School at Monmouth School for Boys, Joe, laid a wreath at the Monmouth War Memorial in St James’ Square.

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