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20.11 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, March 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19

Scope and Contents

'Probably defective, was discharged from the army after three weeks, now just at home doing nothing, said to steal. Inspector - "A wee diminished kind o' creatuer, feeble". [male teacher] confirms - a wee bit simple, was a farm worker, not very good.'

Relatives in survey: Mother 20.10 father 20.9 siblings 20.14, 20.16, 20.12, 20.13


  • Other: March 1947

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