South Lancashire Regiment
Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Private William Liston died during operations at Normandy.
The No. 6 Commando War Diary records
"11th June 1944 Place: In the field, Le Plein. We shell BREVILLE. We are shelled heavily. We capture a ½ track 20mm gun. p.m. - Continued to be shelled. Casualties 3."
William Liston met and married his wife Joyce whilst billeted at Keswick in 1943, and is also remembered on the Keswick War Memorial.
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