Charles Alexander Shand

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13037
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 06.03.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.41

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 30 Benvie Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Furrier, George Cooper, 43 Reform St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Shand, 30 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Shand, 30 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    5 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Alexander Shand

Charles Shand   13037  Scots Guards

DUNDEE SCOTS GUARDSMAN DIES OF WOUNDS.

Pte. Charles Shand, Scots Guards, sixth son of Mr Robert Shand, 30 Benvie Road, Dundee. Has died of wounds in a casualty clearing station.  Pte. Shand, who was 23 years of age, was previous to enlistment, a furrier in the employment of Mr George Cooper, 43 Reform Street, Dundee.  Official intimation of his death has been received by his father, who has also got word that his son died a few hours after receiving his wounds.  Mr Shand has three sons still serving with the colours, two in the Mechanical Transport and one in the R.A.M.C.

Dundee Courier 14th March 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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