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Place of Birth: Staxton, Yorkshire
Service No: G/7648
Regiment / Corps / Service: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 24th Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. C. 25.
CWGC Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM)
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Lister was the son of John and Isabella Lister, née Bentham. John, senior, was born at Calverley and Isabella at Ingleton, Yorkshire.
1881 Grendon, Northamptonshire Census: Church End - John Lister, aged 2 years, born Staxton, Yorkshire, son of John and Isabella Lister. [John's parents were school teachers.]
1891 Fairburn, Yorkshire Census: Silver Street - John Lister, aged 12 years, born Stanton [sic], Yorkshire, son of John and Isabel Lister.
The following census maybe referring to John: 1911 Brixton, Surrey Census: 43, Horsford Road - John Lister, aged 32 years, born Scarborough, Yorkshire. [John was boarding with Ann Maria Everest, widow.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sgt John Lister, GS/7648, R. W. Kent R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Sgt John Lister, GS/7648, 8/RWK.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sgt John Lister, 7648, 8/Bn R. W. Kent Regt. Date and Place of Death: 23.5.17. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and Sole Legatee - Isabel. £23 9s. 11d.
Data Source: Memorial Inscription on Family Gravestone
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division
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