LISTON, William

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales' Volunteers)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3660649
Died : 
Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private William Liston died during operations at Le Plein, Normandy, France.
No. 6 Commando War Diary  "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.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/77.
[Image] Steve Scott - full size image in No.6 Commando gallery.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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