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United Kingdom War Casualties

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 25 October 1945

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will subdivide the totals of those killed and wounded by enemy action, while on war service, for England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

As the hon. and gallant Member asks for these figures, I will give the best estimates that can be made; but I hope that hon. Members will not seek to found on these estimates, which are based on analyses of samples, any comparison between the war effort of the various parts of the United Kingdom. The estimated number of men in different parts of the United Kingdom in the Ser- vices and Merchant Navy killed and wounded by enemy action while on war service is as follows:

Northern Ireland3,0004,000