Born Hull, 09/10/1897. “Albert Edward Lister” was his real surname. Son of Robert W. Lister and Harriet Lister, of 11, Conference Place, Great Thornton Street, Hull (1911 Census) and 14, Alexandra Terrace, Adelaide Street, Hull (War Pension address). Son of a Dock Labourer. He had two brothers and three sisters
Enlisted in the Royal Navy, on 14/01/1914 and left 07/05/1914.
Served as “John William Ackrill” (CWGC name). Enlisted London. Served as Lance Corporal, with the 1st Seaforth Highlanders. Died on 30/06/1916, aged 18. Buried at Amara Cemetery, Iraq.
His army effects were left to his mother Harriet Lister.