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Full Name: Edwin Aisne Shand
Rank Last Held: Lieutenant
Forename(s): Edwin Aisne
Surname: Shand
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 10315
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 16 July 1942
Age at Death: 27
Year of Death: 1942
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: II.E.25
Biographical Notes: Edwyn Shand was the son of Yeo Tresillian Shand and Lucy Shand, Culverden, Canterbury. He was the husband of Jean Shand, Christchurch.
Description of Image:
  • War Memorial on the Picton-Nelson road were supplied by P. McDermott.
  • War Memorial on the Picton-Nelson road were supplied by P. McDermott.
Further References:
  • O'Callaghan, Sydney Richard. One Sapper's War, 1915 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2006/65. includes information on Edwin Shand p. 43
  • O'Callaghan, S.R. (1994). One sapper's war. Christchurch, N.Z.: S. R. O'Callaghan
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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