2nd.Lt. William Lister MC, QSA

1881 Nov 4. . Born Norton, Malton, Yorkshire

1891 census at Goose Eye, Keighley, Oakworth. His father is a rag sorter at a paper mill

1899 Aug 18. Attests 3rd Battalion West Yorks Militia at Keithley. He is a Mill Hand

1901 census he is not with his parents at11, Southgate, Bradford . I assume he was in the army, and in South Africa, as ADRIC register shows 2 South Africa Medals, and the Medal roll shows him there in W Riding Regt

1911 census at Candahar Military Barracks, Military details: Corporal 2nd Battalion Duke Of Wellington's Regt , age 29 born Malton, Yorks

1914 Aug 14. Landed in France

1915 Feb 18, gazetted MC . West Riding Regt, CSM W Lister (6056)

1918 Sep 24. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Aug 16. W. Riding Reg. 2nd Lt W Lister MC, retires on retired pay

1920 Aug 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 235. Posted to B Coy

1920 Nov 22 . Resigned

1922 Dec 7. DWR . 2nd Lt W Lister having been convicted by the civil power is removed from the army. This LG announcement coincides with this report in the paper, which is him (his 1921 MIC address)