558: George Hattori

558: George Hattori

George Hattori

He was born on 06 January 1920. His name is also listed in the file as Tomozo Hattori. He was a labourer employed by Robert McNair Shingle Company. His family includes Sei Hattori (mother; nee Sei Suzuki) and Chozo Hattori (father). His home address is listed as 4243 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to National Timber & Fence Company Limited, National Mills, MB; Middlechurch, MB; and Nipigon Lake Timber Company, Longlac, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 January 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
National Mills, MB
Middlechurch, MB
Longlac, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9308 (867-879)
Type Person
Custodian Number 558
Name George Hattori
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 08 October 1947



558: George Hattori


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