Private WILLIAM LISTON (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames WILLIAM
Surname LISTON (photo added)
Initials W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 11 June 1944
Age 24
Nationality Unknown
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown, UNKNOWN
Service Number 3660649
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment South Lancashire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Commando
Regiment/Unit attached to 6 Commando
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IVA. G. 10.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Family Details Unknown

Additional Information


Private WILLIAM LISTON served with 6 Battalion South Lancashire Regiment and was attached to 6 Commando. He died in le Plain, Amfréville on 11th June 1944.


He was married and left one son. He also left a daughter who had never seen.1



Photograph located by headstone 4th March 2014.2


1. Photographs and additional information kindly provided by Jill Hopkins.
2. Family photograph located by Carl Shilleto next to headstone, Ranville War Cemetery, 4th March 2014. Left by Jill Hopkins.


Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Jill Hopkins.
Additional photographs provided by: Jill Hopkins and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Jill Hopkins.



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