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Cemetery Details

Location Rue de Sec Bois, Borre, Nord, France
Co‑ordinates N50.73005, E2.58317
Description

Location Information
Borre is a village 3 kilometres east of Hazebrouck on the D642. On reaching the village, turn right just before the church on the road signposted Sec Bois. The cemetery is 120 metres from the junction on the right hand side.

History Information
The cemetery was used from May to September 1918 by field ambulances and fighting Units, particularly those of the 1st Australian Division, during the interval between the German and Allied offensives of that year. The cemetery now contains 367 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and three German war graves. There are also five burials of the Second World War. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

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Names

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PRIDEAUX, William Walter

Service number 7309
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 May 1897

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MCNEIL, Adam Borthwick

Service number 107
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Oct 1895

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JEWELL, James William

Service number 6042
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Apr 1892

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JACOB, Kenneth Grant

Service number 770
Lieutenant
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Sep 1895

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OSTERMAN, Alfred George

Service number 7032
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1894

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NILON, Martin Austin

Service number 6505
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 22 Jun 1892

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LE LEU, Edwin Allen

Service number 6415
Sapper
3rd Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1895

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CHAPMAN, Edwin Claude

Service number 15039
Sergeant
12th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 28 Jan 1894

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