HC Deb 26 October 1943 vol 393 c57W
Mr. Shephard

asked the Secretary of State for Air the figures of strength of the R.A.F. and R.A.F. Reserve for the years ended 31st March, 1938, and 31st March, 1939?

Sir A. Sinclair

The average strengths of the R.A.F. and the R.A.F. Reserve for the years referred to were:

1.4.37–31.3.38 1.4.38–31.3.39
R.A.F. 62,473 82,844
R.A.F. Reserve and Auxiliary Forces. 12,669 23,292