Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

Tigris Lane Cemetery, Wancourt

Historical Information

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.,%20WANCOURT

Inverclyde men and women listed at Tigris Lane Cemetery, Wancourt