862: Sataro Matsumura

862: Sataro Matsumura

Sataro Matsumura

He was born on 27 February 1888. He was a salt herring camp watchman employed by Cowichan Saltery Limited, North Galiano, BC. His family includes Ishi Matsumura (mother; nee Ishi Yoshida), Sakuhei Matsumura (father) and Mitsuyo Matsumura (wife; nee Mitsuyo Nakai). His home address is listed as CSC Camp, North Galiano, BC.1866 Triumph Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and Bralorne, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 February 1888
Nationality Unknown
Locations uprooted
Minto City, BC
Bralorne, BC
Reel
C-9312 (1530-1552)
Type Person
Custodian Number 862
Name Sataro Matsumura
Dates
Not Before: 02 April 1942
Not After: 21 August 1947

Metadata

Title

862: Sataro Matsumura

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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