BORRE BRITISH CEMETERY
General Directions: Borre is a village 3 kilometres east of Hazebrouck on the N42. On reaching the village, turn right just before the church on the road signposted Sec Bois. The cemetery is 500 metres from the junction on the right hand side.
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.
Shot at Dawn: 44174 Private W. Scholes, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, executed for desertion 10/08/1918. Plot 2. G. 11.
The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.
Casualty Details: UK 129, Australia 238, Germany 3, Total Burials: 370