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Lieut. Duffy was killed during operations in Libya with the Middle East Commando (redesignated as 1 Special Service Regiment). Service details are LRDG 1942, Middle East Commando (A Squadron) (2Lt) 1942, KIA Libya with D Squadron 1 Special Service Regiment (Sources: War Diary Records of ME Cdo Depot and 1 SSR / Special Forces ROH website)
Capt Thirkell-White was killed during operations with the King's Own Regiment at Leros having left the Commando. He had earlier served with the Middle East Commando (redesignated as 1 Special Service Regiment) in July 1942. Sources War Office Casualty List 1402 ME Cdo Depot and 1 Special Service Regt. War Diary Nominal Roll of Officers July 4th 1942 ref. National Archives WO 218 / 159.
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