WW1 Military Cross not named, British War & Victory Medals named LIEUT F G SHAND, 1939/45, France & Germany Stars, Defence & War Medals all not named & Efficiency Decoration dated 1950 with additional bar dated 1951.
MC London Gazette 26 November 1917, details appearing in London Gazette 6 April 1918 - For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Finding himself early in the attack the only officer left in his company, with only a very few men, he showed the greatest gallantry and coolness throughout. He kept the situation well in hand in spite of the heaviest machine-gun and shell fire. His coolness and courage were the means of maintaining the position of the right flank of the battalion.
Francis Graham Shand was commissioned Second Lieutenant, 7th (Fife) Battalion, Royal Highlanders, 18 November 1914. He advanced to Lieutenant in June 1916, and transferred to the 4/5th Battalion in August 1917. He served during the Great War with the Battalion in the French theatre from 18 August 1917, and they were heavily engaged in the Third Battle of Ypres from this date until the end of the year. Shand was wounded in action, 30 March 1918, when the Battalion was in the trenches at Gouzeaucourt, Somme. He re-engaged for service with the Royal Artillery (T.F.) in November 1938, and served as Captain (Honorary Major) with the 57th Battery (later A.A. Searchlight Regiment) in North West Europe.
After WW2 he was still in the TA - Efficiency Decoration London Gazette 20 June 1950 & Efficiency Decoration Second Award Bar London Gazette 13 April 1951.