Borre British Cemetery

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

Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

DILGER, Albert William

Service number 2452
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Jun 1888

MURRAY, Frank

Service number 6314
Private
7th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

AUSTIN, Henry Ernest

Service number 1101
Corporal
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1886

TOWNSEND, Edgar Reynold

Service number 2042
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

HIGINBOTHAM, Lindon Howard Russell

Service number OFFICER
Captain
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Dec 1889

CHAPMAN, Edwin Claude

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

JONES, Spencer Roy

Service number 4155
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Jan 1893

BRIGGS, Henry Charles

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

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