451: Goroemon Watanabe

451: Goroemon Watanabe

Goroemon Watanabe

He was born on 5 June 1875. He was retired at the time of the file. His family includes Saka Watanabe (mother; nee Saka Sato), Genjiro Watanabe (father), and Take Watanabe [also listed as Taki Watanabe] (wife; nee Take Okazaki or Taki Okazaki). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 June 1875
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9306 (1641-1644)
Type Person
Custodian Number 451
Name Goroemon Watanabe
Dates
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 10 May 1944

Metadata

Title

451: Goroemon Watanabe

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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