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31.128 Male, Single, 45-54 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, July 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30

Scope and Contents

"This man is a simpleton but is able to work for a coal firm. A brother, queer, drinks a lot, had a foot amputated. [Male informant] - this man has a perpetual itch. "Decent, silly crater, nothing in him." Can be very hot tempered. Dr confirms that this man is quite MD; has eczema and is deaf. Quite a hard worker but people won't work with him because of his skin condition."


  • Other: July 1945

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