AUSTRALIAN ARMED FORCES
Rec. noon. . CANBERRA, this day. The effective strength of the Australian forces last month was approximately 600,000, according to issued by the Department of Information. This figure is higher than was forecast in Parliament at the close of last year. The release of Australian P™sonert| of war in Europe, the actual fatal casual ties experienced and other factors were responsible for this. _. pfl Last December it was estunatea that the effective strength of tne armed forces in the middle of itgo would be about 548,000, but the total is not far short of 600,000.
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EFFECTIVE STRENGTH, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945
EFFECTIVE STRENGTH Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945
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