St. Olle British Cemetery

96 identified casualties

Location Information:

St. Olle is one kilometre west of Cambrai on the main road towards Arras.
From Cambrai follow the D939 road towards Arras. After about 2 kilometres turn left at a large roundabout towards the A2-A26 Motorway. The British Cemetery is about 600 metres down this road on the left.


Historical Information:

Raillencourt was carried by the Canadian Corps on the 28th and 29th September 1918, in the Battle of the Canal du Nord. St. Olle British Cemetery was made by the Canadian Corps in October 1918.

There are now nearly 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

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