Military Cross group to Lt. (A./Capt.) Edward James Stanley Lister, 'B' Bty., R.H.A. (formerly Cpl. 2 County of London Yeomanry) R.F.A.
On 19th October 1918 he was commanding a battery near Courtrai and was ordered into action to cover a withdrawal from a bridgehead during the evening. He handled his battery most skilfully, and with great gallantry and coolness under heavy shelling, got his guns into action. By his determined efforts, fire was brought down to bear on the enemy at the right time and place. thus enabling the operation to be successfully carried out.