§ 27. Sir T. Moore
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of deserters from the respective armed forces of the United Nations now at large in this country.
Mr. Ede: The following are the most recent available figures:
United Kingdom Forces. Navy 3,000 * Army 14,270 R.A.F 500 Canadian Forces 204 Forces of the U.S.A 328 Forces of other Allies 451 *This is the number of Naval deserters in all parts of the world. The number of Naval deserters at large in this country is not separately available.