693: Osamu Atagi

693: Osamu Atagi

Osamu Atagi

He was born on 18 June 1916. He was a fisherman employed by the Canadian Fishing Company and a boatbuilder employed by Tsunematsu Atagi. His family includes Kaya Atagi (mother; nee Kaya Tabata) and Tsunematsu Atagi (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 321, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Okanagan Valley Land Company, Okanagan Centre, BC and Celista, BC. He died at Celista, BC on 22 May 1944.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 June 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Okanagan Centre, BC
Celista, BC
Reel
C-9310 (757-777)
Type Person
Custodian Number 693
Name Osamu Atagi
Dates
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 22 June 1947

Metadata

Title

693: Osamu Atagi

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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