Civilian War Casualties.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 9th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Molson Mr Arthur Molson , High Peak

asked the Prime Minister whether he is now able to give the figures of civilian casualties suffered in the British Empire from the outbreak of war until 2nd September, 1941?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

Yes, Sir. The number of civilian casualties in the British Empire from 3rd September, 1939, to 2nd September, 1941, was: Killed 43,675; injured and detained in hospital, 50,346. These figures do not include casualties at sea among merchant seamen or civilians.