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6.26 Male, Single, Over 65yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, Alcoholism, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6

Scope and Contents

"As black as a sweep, simple, used to sleep in an outhouse, not in a stable. Used to be a jobbing joiner, spent all his money in the pub, does not keep himself clean, alcoholic. Will be going to the poorhouse. Used to live in a pigstye. Drank ++, used the pub as his club, looked very queer, but not daft. Failing with age and now only slightly alcoholic. Was a excellent joiner once."


  • Other: May 1947

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