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William Roberts Lister

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Roberts Lister

May 3, 1917

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


1st Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information

Son of Charles Robertson Lister and Jessie Roberts Lister, of Dundee, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 275 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. E. 12.


Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM ROBERTS LISTER– Lt William Roberts Lister
  • Diary– 1st Battalion, CEF War Diary entry from May 3, 1917.
  • Card– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Card– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medals– The decorations and service medals of Lieutenant William Roberts Lister MC.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Memorial Plaque commemorating barristers and students, members of the Alberta law society, who died while serving in the First World War.
  • Grave marker

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