DUFFY, Joseph Aloysius

Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
Seaforth Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3318385
Died : 
Thursday, October 16, 1941
Died on war service
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 

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.​ 

Sources
CWGC.
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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