'Special Air Service'
Thursday, October 16, 1941
Died on war service
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, Private Joseph Duffy. Location given as East side of the Great Bitter Lake. The pair became the Regiment's first casualties.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/33.
The SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour 1941 - 47. www.sas-lrdg-roh.com/index.html
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