Soldiers By Religion

Based on 85525 entries

Graph Type:
  Total Percentage
Church of England
28,694
33.6%
Presbyterian
21,701
25.4%
Roman Catholic
12,630
14.8%
Methodist
10,657
12.5%
Baptist
5,028
5.9%
Wesleyan
1,970
2.3%
Jewish
240
0.3%
Other
4,605
5.4%

 

CEF Total Religion Statistics

The following represent the Religious composition of the CEF compiled after the war and published in C.E.F. Statistics (NAC, MG 30, Duguid Papers "CEF Statistics", Religion1)

Religion
Number
Percentage
Church of England/Anglican       191,468 30.90%
Catholic       141,897 22.90%
Methodist/Weslyan        84,270 13.60%
Presbyterian       130,743 21.10%
Jewish          2,712 0.44%
Other        68,546 11.06%
Total       619,636 100.00%

 

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Note 1: Extracted from Desmond Morton's "When Your Numbers Up ", Appendix 1