Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Region : Tilloy-les-Cambrai, Nord, France
Latitude : 50.204296
Lontitude : 3.221204
CWGC Link : 59000
Tilloy-lez-Cambrai is a village on the north-western outskirts of the town of Cambrai and a little east of the road to Douai. The cemetery is located north of the town beyond the E19 motorway.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Portrait Pte. Ferson, James 237471 Canadian Machine Gun Corps 01/10/1918 Grave 2-A-7
Cemetery History
The village of Tilloy was captured by the Canadian Corps at the beginning of October 1918 in the face of strong opposition, and the cemetery was made by their burial officer on 13 October.
Canada Cemetery contains 265 First World war burials, 25 of them unidentified.
Most of the burials are Canadian.
Also buried in the cemetery are eight airmen of the Second World War.
The cemetery was designed by Charles Holden.
Cemetery Links
No Link Reference Doc
1 Gravestone photos.
2 War Graves Photo Project (1) War Graves Photographic Project
3 War Graves Photo Project (2) War Graves Photographic Project
4 WWI Cemeteries Details of cemetery including some grave photos