§ 39. Mr. Walker-Smith
asked the Secretary of State for War how many officers and other ranks have been killed, wounded or subjected to physical assault by Jewish terrorists in Palestine, since 1st August, 1945.
§ Mr. Bellenger
The casualties which are detailed below, total 55 killed and76 wounded. Records show that a total of 59 cases of assault have been reported.
CASUALTIES IN PALESTINE FROM 1ST AUGUST, 1945, TO 31ST DECEMBER, 1946. KILLED: British Army—Officers 5 Other Ranks (including 9 died of wounds) 43 — 48 British Officers of Indian Army 2 African Other Ranks 5 Total Killed 55 WOUNDED: British Army—Officers 15 Other Ranks 55 — 70 African Other Ranks 6 Total Wounded 76