WARBURTON, Kenneth

Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
Seaforth Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2821591
Died : 
Thursday, October 16, 1941
Died on war service
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
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.
 
The pair became the Regiment's first casualties during a parachute training accident on 16 Oct 1941.​ [Source: The SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour 1941 - 47.  www.sas-lrdg-roh.com/index.html]
 

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