Targelle Ravine

Over 100 casualties

Location Information:


Villers-Guislain is a 2 kilometres south of the main road from Cambrai to Peronne.
The cemetery is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village, on the north side of a shallow valley, off a secondary road.



Visiting Information:

The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible.
For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact the Commonwealth War Grave Commission, enquiries department on 01628 634221.


Historical Information:

Targelle Ravine British Cemetery was made in September and October 1918.

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. A large number belonged to the 9th Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Highlanders).

The cemetery covers an area of 348 square metres and is enclosed by a low rubble wall.

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Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them and will feel like coming back.

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