1032: Tahei Sera

1032: Tahei Sera

Tahei Sera

He was born on 15 Feb 1896. He was a logger employed by G.K. Muller Logging Company, O'Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Kuni Sera (mother), Bunkuro Sera (father), Sakuno Sera (wife; nee Sakuno Inouye), Sueo Sera (son) and Takeshi Sera (son). His home address is listed as 346 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC and exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 February 1896
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Princeton, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
C-9314 (1624-1632)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1032
Name Tahei Sera
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 10 October 1946



1032: Tahei Sera


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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