What is the Number of Under 18’s Deployed to Iraq & Afghanistan?

“In dealing with a similar PO in 2013, a total of seven, service personnel under the age of 18 were identified as having been deployed in the period 2007-10 in Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon closer inspection of the information, only two out of the four service personnel were actually deployed to Iraq before the age… Read More

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Number of Under 18 Year Old’s Recruited into the British Army, 2011-2016

Table 1 highlights the number and percentage of people joining the British Army, as Regulars, under the age of 18. Table 1: U18 Intake Year As Figure As % of All Recruits 2011 2,760 28.5% 2012 2,410 25.2% 2013 1,970 26.6% 2014 1,730 26.4% 2015 1,830 23.4% 2016 1,860 26.4% Total 12,560 26.1% Source: Defence… Read More