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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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PENNA, Herbert

Service number 2423
Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Feb 1894

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OSTERMAN, Alfred George

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

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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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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 Jan 1885

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MCGUIRE, Martin Augustus

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

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VAUGHAN, Ben

Service number 4933
Lieutenant
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Nov 1893

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SLATER, Robert George

Service number 766B
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 May 1898

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