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National Service (Demobilisation)

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 4 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Labour how many men and women of the three Services, respectively, have been demobilised since the cessation of hostilities.

Following is the number of men and women released or discharged from the Forces between 18th June, 1945, when demobilisation began, and 31st March, 1949:

Royal Navy784,89081,510866,400
Royal Air Force1,073,400167,2001,240,600