Lance Sergeant William Lister was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa.
The death of LSgt. William Lister MM (6 Cdo) from Burnley, Lancs. was announced in Commando Association newsletter 107 issued August 1998.Sources London Gazettes Supp. 36180, page 4220 & Supp.36243, page4959 (errata).