401: Masao Ikebata

401: Masao Ikebata

Masao Ikebata

He was born on 17 December 1905. He was a fisherman employed by Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kiwa Ikebata (mother; nee Kiwa Imoto), Sutekusu Ikebata (father), Natsue Ikebata (wife; nee Natsue Okada), Kazuko Ikebata (daughter), Akio Ikebata (son), and Sachiko Ikebata (daughter). His home address is listed as Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 December 1905
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Raymond, AB
Reel
C-9306 (324-331)
Type Person
Custodian Number 401
Name Masao Ikebata
Dates
Not Before: 27 March 1942
Not After: 10 November 1945

Metadata

Title

401: Masao Ikebata

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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