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Mill Switch British Cemetery
Departement du Nord
Nord-Pas-de-Calais  France

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Mill Switch British Cemetery is west of Tilloy-lez-Cambrai, a village 2.5 kilometres north of Cambrai, on the Cambrai-Douai road (N43) beside the A2/E19 motorway.

Tilloy was captured by the Canadian Corps at the end of September, 1918, and the cemetery was made by the Corps Burial Officer in the following month. The name is due to a switch line from the Cambrai-Douai railway which ran in September, 1918 to a large German supply dump on the site of the mill 800 metres North-West of the cemetery. There are now over 100 World War I casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 281 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Forty-seven of the graves in this cemetery were brought after the Armistice from Cameron Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Cambrai, which stood near the South-West side of the railway line almost due West of the village. It was made by the Canadian Corps Burial Officer in October, 1918. It contained the graves of 47 Canadian soldiers, 34 of whom belonged to the 43rd Battalion.
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