HC Deb 19 February 1947 vol 433 cc1176-7
52. Mr. Collins

asked the Minister of Defence the numbers of Forces personnel in all three Services who lost their lives between VE-Day and V J-Day; and from VJ-Day to the nearest available date.

Mr. Alexander

I will, with permission, circulate figures in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The following are the details:

Deaths from all causes (officers and men)
V.E.-Day to V.J.-Day V.J.-Day to 31/1/47
Royal Navy 796 1,520
Army 4,518 22,404*
Royal Air Force 1,541 2,854
* Includes figures for period 1/8/45 to 14 / 8 / 45 which cannot without considerable difficulty be separated.

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