Fayid War Cemetery Egypt

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COLWILL, Horace Cecil

42 Cdo. RM
Company Sergeant Major Horace Colwill died of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head at Shandur Camp, Fayid, Egypt.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/129.

DUFFY, Joseph Aloysius

No 11 Commando
Private Joseph Duffy joined L Detachment, SAS, from No 11 Commando on the 28th August 1941 and was killed in training due to a parachute failure with his friend and fellow Seaforth Highlander, Pte. WarburtonLocation given as East side of the Great Bitter Lake. The pair became the Regiment's first casualties. 


51ME Commando
Lance Corporal Natan Rosenstein, an Austrian of Jewish Faith, served in the Commando from November 1941 and died of illness in July 1942.  
The SAS and LRDG ROH 1941-1947/ Service Record.


No 11 Commando
Private Kenneth Warburton died in training as a result of parachute failure whilst attached to 'L' Detachment SAS. He had previously served in 11 Commando 6 troop.  Also killed was his friend and fellow Seaforth Highlander, Pte. Joe Duffy. Location given as East side of the Great Bitter Lake.

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