The number of local servicemen and women who died in World War II was significantly less than those in World War I, although WWII was more worldwide and overall a greater number in total were killed. Records show the following:
The First World War was a horrendous loss of life on both sides. Records show following details:
|Country||Population||Military Deaths||Civilian Deaths||Total Deaths||Deaths as % of population||Military wounded|
|United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||47,760,000||382,700||67,100||449,800||0.94%||unknown|
Internet source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
While in WWI the area had 70 casualties only 12 were lost in WWII.