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2.34 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2

Scope and Contents

"This boy is still in the first infant class. He suffers from asthma and dermatitis. Has missed a lot of schooling - 151 attendances out of a possible 358. Teacher does not think he is defective despite his poor performance. Father has worked as a shepherd and a gardener. Housing - biggish farm house, very remote. Probably dirty, [subject] has a dirty head."

Relatives in survey: mother 2.35


  • Other: June 1945

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