|The British government used her death as an effective propaganda weapon and, such was the anger in Britain, recruitment numbers rose from 5,000 to 10,000 a week. In Canada, she was featured on a poster urging men to enlist. Postcards were printed as well.
Just before her execution, she is reported to have said, "Standing as I do in view of God and Eternity, I realize that patriotism is not enough. I have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone".