HC Deb 24 September 1948 vol 456 c197W
Colonel Crosthwaite-Eyre

asked the Secretary of State for War the greatest numerical strength attained by the Home Guard during the war; and the number of casualties, dead and wounded, respectively, suffered from enemy action and other causes.

Mr. Shinwell

The greatest strength of the Home Guard was approximately 1,794,000; 1,206 members of the Home Guard were killed or died of wounds or as a result of other casualties attributable to service; 557 were wounded.