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7.12 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/7

Scope and Contents

"Simple-minded but was never certified, was boarded out, now working. IQ was 70, looked tiny for his age. Living with cleaner who works him and his brother very hard. Stole some money. Mother was working in a factory, was also a housekeeper. Good living conditions, probably overcrowded - two lodgers too. On Public Assistance in 1940. Police Constable confirms that the younger one is simple, has a peculiar gait. Nobody seems quite certain which is which. Still at school, unemployable. Dr does not remember anything outstanding about him."


  • Creation: June 1947

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