1068: Nobutaro Nagai

1068: Nobutaro Nagai

Nobutaro Nagai

He was born on 20 January 1896. He was a sawmill hand employed by Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Limited. His family includes Tsune Nagai (mother; nee Tsune Takahara), Matsuyo Nagai (wife; nee Matsuyo Kosaka), Kimiko Nagai (daughter; also listed in the file as Annie Nagai) and Yoshiko Nagai (daughter). His home address is listed as Great Central, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Spuzzum, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 January 1896
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Spuzzum, BC
C-9315 (503-518)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1068
Name Nobutaro Nagai
Not Before: 21 March 1942
Not After: 26 August 1944



1068: Nobutaro Nagai


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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