Tigris Lane Cemetery, Wancourt

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Wancourt was captured on 12 April 1917, after very heavy fighting. The village was lost in March 1918 and re-taken by the Canadian Corps on 26 August 1918. The cemetery (named from a trench) was made by the burial officer of the 14th (Light) Division in May 1917, and was used again in August-September 1918.


The cemetery contains 119 First World War burials, nine of them unidentified. The cemetery was designed by G H Goldsmith.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (78)
  • Canadian (32)

Served in

  • Army (110)
Tigris Lane Wancourt
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