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BIGGUNS1916

Pension ledger records

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BIGGUNS1916

Hi folks, 

           Im hoping someone can help me to understand some of the text on my grandfathers pension card, the part in particular is the disabilty section , i remember as a young boy seeing his lower legs which i now suspect to have been trenchfoot or similar.

 Waiting in anticipation for a reply thank you.

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alf mcm

Welcome to the forum,

  His disability is V.D.H., valvular disease of the heart.

 

Regards,

 

Alf McM

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BIGGUNS1916

Thank you so much alf for a very speedy reply. That disability certainly never handicapped his ability to have a manual labour job , he was a hod carrier on building sites and lived up to 1962. 

Once again alf thank you very much for your help.

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seaJane

Might it have affected his circulation, thus leading to discoloration of his lower legs? Not a doctor so don't quote me!

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