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West Germany

Volume 886: debated on Monday 10 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the total number of persons serving in and associated with Her Majesty's Forces, including members of Service men's families, currently in West Germany.

The information for those currently serving in the Federal Republic of Germany, including the Western Sector of Berlin, is as follows:

Members of Her Majesty's Forces62,490
Civilians working with Her Majesty's Forces, including both United Kingdom based and locally engaged30,658
Dependants of Her Majesty's Forces81,775
Dependants of United Kingdom based civilians, as at 1st January 19742,108
177,031
These figures do not include approximately 4,000 Service personnel belonging to units located in West Germany who are temporarily serving in Ulster, but include their dependants who remain behind.