Skip to main content

War Casualties, Palestine And Mesopotamia

Volume 155: debated on Monday 19 June 1922

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for War the total approximate number of men who were employed dining the War in Palestine and in Mesopotamia, respectively, in military operations in those countries; and the total number wounded and killed or died of wounds or disease in each country?

It is not possible to give separate figures for Palestine, but the approximate total number of officers and men employed in Egypt and Palestine during the War was 1,192,511; the number employed in Mesopotamia was approximately 889,702. As regards the last part of the question, the numbers killed, including died of wounds or disease, were 16,366 in Egypt and Palestine, and 31,758 in Mesopotamia; the number wounded were 38,090 and 51,156 respectively.