Frank Jessop Lister (1894-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LISTER, FRANK JESSOP. Private. No 2761. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 8 King's Mill Lane, Huddersfield, 13.4.1894. Son of Captain Albert Edward Lister (also of the 5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment) and Jane Elizabeth Lister, Brier Edge, 8 King's Mill Lane, Huddersfield. Educated at Huddersfield College. Employed as a mechanical engineer. Played cricket with the Almondbury Club. Single. Enlisted August 1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Came home on leave in June, 1916. Suffered serious gunshot wounds to both thighs on 2.7.1916. Died of wounds at No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, on 6.7.1916, aged 22 years. Buried ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 16.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial.

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