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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Bruce_ShandBruce Shand - Wikipedia

    Bruce Middleton Hope Shand, MC & Bar, DL (22 January 1917 – 11 June 2006) was an officer in the British Army who served in France as part of the British Expeditionary Force during the Second World War. He was the father of Queen Camilla . After the war he became a wine merchant.

    • 1937–1947
    • Major
  2. 8 mag 2020 · Second Lieutenant Bruce Shand on the day of his commissioning from Sandhurst into the 12th Royal Lancers, taken 28th January 1937. In 1990, Major Shand wrote a book about his experiences in the Second World War which he dedicated to his grandsons.

  3. 22 apr 2024 · Commissioned in 1937, The Queen’s late father, Major Bruce Shand, served with the 12th Lancers during World War II. He won a Military Cross during the withdrawal to Dunkirk in 1940 and later again in 1942 during the Second Battle of El Alamein in North Africa.

  4. 22 apr 2024 · Major Bruce Shand won two Military Crosses during fighting across Europe and North Africa during the Second World War. Victoria Ward, Deputy Royal Editor 22 April 2024 • 12:01am. The Queen's...

  5. 11 giu 2006 · Major Bruce Shand: War hero who was Camilla's 'rock'. Major Bruce Shand, father of the Duchess of Cornwall, had a long and eventful life, winning two Military Crosses in World War II before...

  6. 22 apr 2024 · Her father Major Bruce Shand served in the 12th Lancers - which is now part of the regiment. By Dylan Donnelly, news reporter. Monday 22 April 2024 15:38, UK. Image: Queen Camilla has made her first visit to The Royal Lancers as its Colonel-in-Chief. Pic: Reuters.

  7. 8 giu 2023 · The Queen’s father, the late Major Bruce Shand, served with the 12 th Lancers during World War II, winning the Military Cross during the retreat to Dunkirk in 1940 and again at El Alamein in 1942, shortly after which he was seriously wounded and taken prisoner in an action in which his crew was killed.