HC Deb 04 December 1946 vol 431 c97W
102. Major P. Roberts

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many R.N. and ex-R.N. personnel were on demobilisation leave on 31st August 1946.

Mr. Dugdale

Until the naval accounts have all been received, it is only possible to estimate the figures from the returns of people discharged at that time. The estimated numbers are: 56,024 officers, ratings and other ranks of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, and 9,497 of the W.R.N.S.