Dumfries and Galloway, Wigtown Cemetery
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Private Kenneth Drysdale drowned at Mucomir, Gairlochy, whislt serving at the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry.
A newspaper report shows that he died along with another soldier, Pte Charles Sweeney aged 26 from Stoke on Trent [see below], whilst fishing from a boat with 15 yr old John McKay, the son of a water baliff from Kilmonivaig. The report states that it appears they lost an oar whilst manoeuvring the boat into a suitable spot near Mucomir Falls on the River Lochy and got carried away into the swirling water.
Marine David Morton died in service, cause unknown to this archive [Source: AFM ROH].
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