non-battle casualty

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non-battle casualty

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Definition A term defined by NATO* as “…a person who is not a battle casualty per se, who is lost to his organization by reason of disease or injury.”

Examples, non-battle casualties  Death due to disease or injury, or missing where the absence does not appear to be voluntary or due to enemy action or to being interned

*North Atlantic Treaty Organization 

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualty_(person)

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