HC Deb 03 August 1944 vol 402 c1633W
Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state for each year since the commencement of hostilities the total casualties, fatal and non-fatal, caused by enemy action in this country.

Mr. H. Morrison

I am unable to give figures for total casualties, but the following are the figures for the number of civilians in the United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland) killed, or injured and detained in hospital, as a result of enemy action, for each year from the outbreak of war to 30th June, 1944.

Killed. Injured and detained in hospital.
1939 Nil Nil
1940 23,767 30,529
1941 20,881 21,841
1942 3,236 4,150
1943 2,367 3,456
1944 (first 6 months only). 3,496 8,822