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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

Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

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MILLS, Albert

Service number 7282
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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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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TEESE, Raymond Goulbourne

Service number 7579
Lance Corporal
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1897

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DYSON, Norman Douglas Arthur

Service number 7481
Private
Born 5 Aug 1898

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FORBES, Muirton Warrand

Service number 6853
Lieutenant
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jun 1898

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JEWELL, James William

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

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MCGUIRE, Martin Augustus

Service number 2
Lieutenant
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jul 1884

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SUMPTER, Henry

Service number 7578
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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