628_xi: Yukio Morita

628_xi: Yukio Morita

Yukio Morita

He was born on 03 December 1922. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company, Hillcrest, BC. His family includes Sumi Morita (mother; nee Sumi Sameshima) and Chozo Morita (father). His home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Chapleau, ON and Angler, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 December 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Chapleau, ON
Angler, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9309 (259-265)
Type Person
Custodian Number 628_xi
Name Yukio Morita
Not Before: 27 April 1942
Not After: 16 September 1943



628_xi: Yukio Morita


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
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