Arthur James John Lister
Born c 1887, Rotherhithe, London
Son of James and Elizabeth Lister
Husband of Mabel Amelia Lister nee Lillywhite, 48 Orange Street, Portsea, Portsmouth
Joined the City of London Police 7th October 1909
Warrant Number 7607
Collar Number C250
Served at Bishopsgate Division
Acting Bombardier, 48th Heavy Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery
Service Number 17922
Killed in action 14th September 1914, near Brunelle, France, aged 27 years
Buried Vailly British Cemetery, France
Remembered on the City of London Police WWI War Memorial, Wood Street Police Station
From the Police Review, 1st January 1915: “PC Arthur James John Lister was born at Rotherhithe, London. He joined the Royal Garrison Artillery on February 3rd, 1904, and was transferred to the Army Reserve on March 5th, 1907. He joined the City of London Police on October 7th, 1909, and was called up on the Army Reserve on August 5th last. He was killed in action whilst serving with the Expeditionary Force in France on September 14th last. Deceased leaves a widow and two children”.
The above photograph appeared in the “Police Review”, 1st January 1915.