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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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JONES, Spencer Roy

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

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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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VOWELS, Philip Edward Michael

Service number 729
Lieutenant
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Sep 1891

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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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SLATER, Robert George

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

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MILLS, Albert

Service number 7282
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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LEIGHTON, Allan David

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

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ALDRICH, William Allan

Service number 6458
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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