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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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ROFE, Rollo John

Service number 6318
Lance Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jan 1892

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BRIGGS, Henry Charles

Service number 7231
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1897

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LEIGHTON, Allan David

Service number 6590
Corporal
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Sep 1895

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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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SCHOFIELD, William James

Service number 2410A
Corporal
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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JACOB, Kenneth Grant

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

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DYSON, Norman Douglas Arthur

Service number 7481
Private
Born 5 Aug 1898

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PRENTICE, George Henry

Service number 3933
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1885

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