HC Deb 12 June 1945 vol 411 cc1499-500W
Mr. Keeling

asked the Prime Minister the number of officers and men killed in Europe in the three Services, respectively, since the invasion of Europe was decided on at the first Quebec Conference; and the number killed or presumed killed in Bomber Command during the same period.

The Prime Minister

The number of fatal casualties in Europe suffered by the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom as reported between 1st August, 1943, and 30th April, 1945, was:

Royal Navy 14,036
Army 56,552
Royal Air Force 20,336

Of the total number of fatal casualties suffered by the Royal Air Force, 13,148 were aircrew officers and other ranks of Bomber Command.