Company Sergeant Major Horace Colwill died in Egypt.
Fayid War Cemetery Egypt
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Pte. 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. Warburton. Location given as East side of the Great Bitter Lake. The pair became the Regiment's first casualties.
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Percy Howard died whilst deployed overseas, cause of death not known to this archive.
Marine Luther Leeves died in Egypt.
Corporal Henry Morris died from illness in Egypt.
Extract from the Dundee Courier - Monday 25 January 1954
LCpl. Rosenstein , an Austrian of Jewish Faith, served in the Commando from November 1941 and died of illness in July 1942. Although the service record shows 1 Special Service Regiment, there is some thought that he may have been with the SAS when he died. [Source of Commando service and cause of death: The SAS and LRDG ROH 1941-1947/ Service Record]
Pte. Warburton was killed 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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