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Service Personnel (Imprisonment)

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the numbers of servicemen serving sentences for service offences in each of His Majesty's prisons, respectively.

The following table shows the number of members of His Majesty's Forces who on the 20th November were serving in civil prisons, sentences imposed by courts martial:

Prison.United Kingdom Forces.Dominion Forces.
Birmingham4
Bristol 16
Brixton4
Camp Hill8614
Cardiff 9
Chelmsford15
Dartmoor204124
Dorchester22
Durham 19
Exeter641
Feltham 25
Gloucester5
Leeds 18
Leicester 3
Lewes33
Lincoln8
Liverpool19
Maidstone121
Manchester33
Norwich 8
Oxford 4
Parkhurst393
Shrewsbury1
Stafford 22
Swansea 3
Wakefiold113
Wandsworth17
Winchester12718
Wormwood Scrubs115
Totals1,150160
It would not be possible without a special investigation to give precise figures for those found guilty of service offences, but they form the majority of the figures given above.