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Re: Australian war graves cemeteries in France

Two of these men died on 8 Aug. 1918.  I wonder whether they were in the same battle?   Is the Adelaide Cemetery a section in one of the French cemeteries?
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From: Annie
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 12:18 PM
Subject: Australian war graves cemeteries in France

I stopped to look at 2 Australian war graves cemeteries near Amiens, France and found three Sinclair boys who didn't make it home during world war 1. I was very impressed to see the condition that the two sites were in. They are still beautifully maintained by the commonwealth war graves commission some eighty years after the war. Do any of these boys belong to you??
Australian war graves Cemetery
On the land in which this cemetery stands is a free gift to the French people who perpetual resting place of those of the allied armies who fell in the war of 1914 - 1918
In this Cemetery is buried:
Corporal R Sinclair No 111137 5th tank Supply coy Tank Corps. Killed in action 8th Aug 1918 Aged 22. Son of Mrs Mary Sinclair of 44 high St, Inverkeithing, Fife.
Adelaide Cemetery:
Act Bmdr Stanley Stuart Sinclair 3778 3rd AFA Bde, Australian field artillery. Killed in action 8th Aug 1918. Aged 28. Son of Edward Stuart Sinclair and Jessie Sinclair of 5 St Leonard's rd, Ascotvale, Victoria, Australia. Native of Australia.
Their name liveth for evermore