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Re: Australian war graves cemeteries in France
I did a look up for John and there is a third memorial cemetry in that area.
He is at
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France
Location: Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on
the straight main road to St Quentin. The Memorial stands in
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, which is about 2 kilometres north of
the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy. Commemorated by name
on the Memorial are over 10,000 Australian soldiers who fell in the
battlefields of the Somme, Arras and the "Hundred Days" and who have no
known grave. The Villers-Bretonneux Memorial is also the Australian National
Memorial to the Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium during
the First World War, to their dead, and especially to those of the dead
whose graves are unknown.
The commission maintains 2911 World war burial grounds in France alone. They
maintain graves and memorials in some 150 countries through out the world.
There were 46 Australian Sinclair's who fell in World War 1. And 34 in World
>From: "Judy Koerber" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Australian war graves cemeteries in France
>Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 11:19:24 +1030
>Buried there, also is:
>Sergeant John Mitchell Sinclair, 10th Btn. Killed in action 30th July 1918
>Aged 24. Son of James Hugh and Helena Sinclair, Grange, South Australia.
>(That one belongs to me)
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