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Biannual UK armed forces and UK entitled civilians operational casualty and fatality statistics 1 June 2011 to 31 March 2020

May, 2020
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This document provides statistical information on the number of UK armed forces personnel
and UK entitled civilians, who died, were injured or became ill on Operations KIPION (Middle East),
SHADER (Iraq and Syria), TORAL (Afghanistan) and GRITROCK (Ebola crisis in West Africa).

Abstract

Between 1 June 2011 and 31 March 2020, there were 1,030 UK service personnel who died, sustained an injury or had an illness whilst on operations. Of these, nine died on operations, one was killed in action, three were battle injuries, 484 were non-battle injuries and 533 were natural causes including disease. Of the 1,030 UK service personnel, 67 were sustained within the latest six-month period (Q3/Q4 2019/20).

Full Reference

Ministry of Defence. Biannual UK Armed Forces and UK Entitled civilians operational casualty and fatality statistics 1 June 2011 to 31 March 2020. 2020.

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