LISTON, William

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3660649
Died : 
Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Pte Liston was killed during operations at Normandy.

The No 6 Cdo War Diary records the following: "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."

Pte Liston met and married his wife Joyce whilst billeted at Keswick in 1943, and is also remembered on the Keswick War Memorial.

Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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