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British war dead from conflicts in which the United Kingdom was involved are tabulated below.

Post World War IIEdit

Data sourced from respective Articles unless otherwise stated

Conflict Start End Military Dead Civilian Dead Total Dead Note
War on terror: total 2001 ongoing 510 144 654 [1][2][3]
Iraq War (Operation Telic) 2003 2009 179 43 222 Casualties of the Iraq War[2]
Afghanistan (Operation Herrick) 2001 ongoing 445 101 546 British Forces casualties in Afghanistan since 2001[1][3]
Sierra Leone Civil War 2000 2000 1 1?
Balkans - Bosnia/Kosovo 1992 2006 72 72 Ref[dead link]
Gulf War 1990-1991 (Operation Granby) 1990 1991 47 47
Falklands War (Operation Corporate) 1982 1982 256 3 259
Northern Ireland (Operation Banner) 1969 1998 763 1854 2617
Aden Emergency 1963 1967 90 90 Ref
Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation 1962 1966 16 16
Dhofar Rebellion 1962 1975 24 24
Suez Crisis (Operation Musketeer) 1956 1956 23 23 Ref
Cyprus Emergency 1955 1959 371 16 387 Casualties led by Greek Cypriot EOKA Militant organisation
Kenya (Mau Mau Rebellion) 1952 1960 63 60 123
Korean War 1950 1953 1109 1109 Ref
Yangtse River Incident 1949 1949 46 46 Ref
Malayan Emergency 1948 1960 519 519
Operation Masterdom 1945 1946 40 40
Indonesian National Revolution 1945 1949 Unknown Unknown Unknown
Palestine Emergency 1945 1948 784 REF

1900 to 1945Edit

Conflict Start End Military Dead Civilian Dead Total Dead Note
World War II 1939 1945 382,600 67,100 449,700 World War II casualties
Arab revolt in Palestine 1936 1939 200 200
Anglo-Irish War 1919 1921 624 624 Military includes Royal Irish Constabulary
Third Anglo-Afghan War 1919 1919 1136 1136 - reference[dead link]
- includes British Indian Army
Russian Civil War 1918 1920 1073 1073 -Ref[dead link]
World War I 1914 1918 885,138 109,000 994,138 World War I casualties
Anglo-Aro War 1901 1902 97 ? 97
Boxer Rebellion 1899 1901 ? ? ?
Second Boer War 1899 1902 22,000 22,000

1815 to 1898Edit

Conflict Start End Military Dead Civilian Dead Total Dead Note
Second Sudan War 1898 1898 700? 700?
Anglo-Zanzibar War 1896 1896 0 0
Third Anglo-Burmese War 1885 1887 ? ? ?
First Boer War 1880 1881 408 ? 408
Anglo-Zulu War 1879 1879 1727 1727
Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878 1880 1057 1057 - Ref[dead link]
Indian Rebellion of 1857 1857 1858 11021 ? 11021 + Source T.A.Heathcote Mutiny and Insurgency in India 1857-58, 2007 Pen & Sword military publishers
Second Opium War 1856 1860 69 ? 69
Anglo-Persian War 1856 1857 ? ? ?
Crimean War 1854 1856 22,182 22,182 - Ref[dead link]
Second Anglo-Burmese War 1852 1853 ? ? ?
Second Anglo-Sikh War 1848 1849 2687 ? 2687
New Zealand land wars 1845 1872 ? ? ?
First Anglo-Sikh War 1845 1846 1989 ? 1989
First Opium War 1839 1842 ? ? ?
First Anglo-Afghan War 1839 1842 5062 ? 5062
Lower Canada Rebellion 1837 1838 32 32
Upper Canada Rebellion 1837 1838 ? ? ?
First Anglo-Burmese War 1824 1826 15000 15000
Third Anglo-Maratha War 1817 1818 ? ? ?

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Op Herrick casualty and fatality tables - Publications - Inside Government - GOV.UK
  2. 2.0 2.1 [1][dead link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 iCasualties: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Casualties

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