HC Deb 15 December 1949 vol 470 c332W
147. Mr. Drayson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many British, Malays and others in the Army, police and among civilians, respectively, have been killed, wounded or are missing since the beginning of operations against the bandits in Malaya.

Mr. Creech Jones

The approximate numbers of casualties among civilians and the security forces in Malaya since the beginning of operations against the bandits are:

CIVILIANS (to 8 th December)
Killed Wounded Missing
British 35 15
Malays 96 72 53
Others 498 225 193
POLICE (to 8th December) (Including Special Constables and Auxiliaries)
Killed Wounded Missing
British 17 17
Malays 191 224 2
Others 34 40
ARMY (to 31st October)
Killed Wounded Missing
British 51 78
Malays 10 22
Others 48 62
(These figures do not include accidental casualties).

The number of Chinese in the above figures are 407 civilians killed; 167 civilians wounded, 139 civilians missing, 14 police killed and 14 wounded.

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