BBC NEWS ONLINE: Nellie Spindler: WW1 nurse death centenary marked in Leeds

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Release date: 21/8/2017

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Prof Christine Hallett, professor of Nursing History at the University of Manchester, said: "She was one of the surgical nurses supporting the men, taking them into theatre, assisting with the surgery and then helping them to recover, it was really vital work.

"Nellie is a particular example of somebody who was really brave and willing to fight in her own way and sacrifice her life."

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