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2.6 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2

Scope and Contents

"This child is hopeless, irritating and destructive, his IQ could not be taken. He is apt to wander away. His teacher feels he is bad enough for an institution. "An awful torment". Father farm worker. Mother, easy going, slovenly and good-natured. Dr confirms - thinks he is MD."
Relatives in survey: 2.38


  • Other: April 1945

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