|Canada Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Cambrai|
Departement du Nord
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
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.
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.
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