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Forename(s): Richard Veevers
Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire
Service No: 20332
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'C' Coy 26th (Service) Battalion. (Bankers)
Division: 41st Division
Date of Death: 1916-10-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Richard Veevers Lister (born 27 January 1894) was the son of Richard and Susannah Lister, née Twine. Richard, senior, was born at Addingham, Yorkshire and Susannah at Dauntsey, Wiltshire.
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 5, Sunnymount - Richard V. Lister, aged 7 years, born Keighley, son of Richard and Susannah Lister.
1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 11, Buxton Street - Richard Veevers Lister, aged 17 years, born Keighley, son of Susannah Lister, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Richard V. Lister, B/20332, Royal Fusiliers.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Richard V. Lister, B/20332, 26 R. Fus. Theatres of war in which served: 1(a) [France] 4.5.16 to 10.10.16. K/A 10.10.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Richard Veevers Lister, 20332, 26th Bn Royal Fusls. Date and Place of Death: 4/10.10.16. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Susannah. £5 12s. 11d. Brother - George S. £0 10s. 7d.
Richard is commemorated in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Photograph: ‘The Keighlian’ the School Magazine of Keighley Boys’ Grammar School. (Courtesy of kbgs.com). Kindly supplied by 'The Men of Worth Project' website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Richard Veevers LISTER
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 41st Division
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