629_xi: Toshio Morita

629_xi: Toshio Morita

Toshio Morita

He was born on 18 September 1925. He was a labourer 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 18 September 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Chapleau, ON
Angler, ON
Reel
C-9309 (266-273)
Type Person
Custodian Number 629_xi
Name Toshio Morita
Dates
Not Before: 24 April 1942
Not After: 14 June 1946

Metadata

Title

629_xi: Toshio Morita

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
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