Item 140 - Albert Jones, 16, Machine hand

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GB 406 PM/1918/140


Albert Jones, 16, Machine hand


  • 26 Jun 1918-9 Jul 1918 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Machine hand
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1918
Date of death: 9 Jul 1918
Disease (transcribed): Generalized miliary tuberculosis. TB meningitis & hydrocephalus
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Systemic); Meningitis (Brain); Hydrocephalus (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: O’Flynn, Elizabeth
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '21 days ago a beam fell on his head. He was not rendered unconscious, nor did he subsequently vomit, and he continued his work. He has had a headache for 14 days. 7 days ago he had severe pain in the abdomen and vomited. The pain and vomiting continued, and he stayed at home. 3 days ago he became ‘queer’ in his behaviour, and he has not been ‘right’ since. He had ‘meningitis’ at the age of 2’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, brain

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1918: 1216

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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