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2.9 Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Low grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1944

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2

Scope and Contents

"This man was very backward in school. He is now working as a labourer for the County Council. Is thought to be asthmatic; alcoholic at times. Used to break stones on road, now in regular work. Dr does not consider this man dull, but only a chronic asthmatic but [female teacher] says he could not learn to spell two letter words. One shoulder higher than the other, spits a lot."

Relatives in survey: 29.178, 29.91, 29.92


  • Other: November 1944

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