1138: Otomatsu Nakane

1138: Otomatsu Nakane

Otomatsu Nakane

He was born on 15 February 1884. He was a shingle mill worker employed by Jameson Shingle Mill Company, Powell River, BC. His family includes Oiwa Ikejiro (mother), Masagoro Nakane (father), Tsuru Nakane (wife; nee Tsuru Makino) and George Nakane (son). His home address is listed as Powell River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sinclair Mills, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 February 1884
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Sinclair Mills, BC
C-9315 (1937-1944)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1138
Name Otomatsu Nakane



1138: Otomatsu Nakane


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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