Fayid War Cemetery Egypt

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COLWILL, Horace Cecil

42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
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
Seaforth Highlanders
Died on war service

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


51ME Commando
Pioneer Corps
Died on war service
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
Seaforth Highlanders
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

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