Arthur Frank Lister (1891–1916), Private (2928) in the 1st Battalion the Cambridgeshire Regiment, died on 28 October 1916 of wounds sustained at the Battle of the Somme, aged 25. His death is also recorded by a headstone at the Contay British Cemetery in France (III. E. 5) as well as in this family grave.

Arthur was born in 1891 in Cambridge. He was the fourth of five children born to Arthur Lister and Julia Avis Maud Lister (née Tuck). Arthur junior was a tailor like his father. He enlisted in Cambridge as Private (2928), 1st Battalion the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He died of wounds on 28 October 1916 at the Battle of the Somme. He was entitled to the Victory medal and the British War medal.

Lister grave
Lister monument

 

 

Lat Lon : 52.202207 0.13822769 – click for location

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

See family grave page for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Sources:
The War Graves Photographic Project
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
Census returns for England: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919

Note: This grave was located and recorded by the Sixth-formers of the Parkside Federation, Cambridge on 14 November 2012.

By Emma Easterbrook, Mary Naylor and Ian Bent

Arthur Frank Lister