Jews in the British Army
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Jews in the British Army

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The number of Jews in the British army in 1931 is given in the General Annual Report on the British Army, which has just been issued by the Minister of War, as 122, out of a total force of 183, 019 warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and men. 127,241 are returned as Church of England, 802 belong to various small denomination, and in the case of 2,112 the religions denominationsis not recorded.

The number of Jews in the army recorded in 1930 was 123, and in 1929 it was 124. In 1921 out of a total strength of 237,504 it was 329, and in 1920 out of a total strength of 280,191 it was 730. In 1913, before the Great War, there were 236 Jews in the total strength of 236,472.

78 of the Jews are in the Infantry, 14 are in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and 10 are in the Artillery.

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