Crimean War Death Toll: killed in action, wounds and disease

It is difficult to obtain definitive numbers for the death toll in the war; sources vary considerably.  However, it is generally accepted that between 270,000 and 300,000 died.  Here are several sources:

Casualties

Casualties

Gaston Bodart, Losses of Life in Modern Wars:
Russia: 40,000 KIA + 60,000 disease = 100,000
France: 20,240 KIA + 75,375 dis. = 95,615
Turkey: ca. 35,000 dead
UK: 4,602 KIA + 17,580 dis. = 22,182
Piedmont: 28 KIA + 2,166 dis. = 2,194
[TOTAL: 277,173]

John Sweetman, The Crimean War (Essential Histories, No 2):
UK: KIA: 2,755  Died of wounds: 2,019  Died of disease: 16,323
[Total: 21,097]
France: KIA: 10,240  Died of wounds: 20,000  Died of disease: 75,000
[Total: 105,240]
Sardinia: 2,050 (all causes)
Turkey: unknown
Russia: 110,000+

1911 Britannica:
Battle deaths:  Allies: 70,000  Russians: 128,700
[TOTAL: 198,700]
Dead from all causes:  Allies: 252,600  Russians: 256,000
[TOTAL: 508,000]

Joel David Singer, The Wages of War:
Russia: 100,000
France: 95,000
Turkey: 45,000
UK:  22,000
Sardinia: 2,200
[Total: 264,200]

William Eckhardt, World Military and Social Expenditures:
264,000 military.

© Diane Oldman 2015