1226: Masataro Sakurada

1226: Masataro Sakurada

Masataro Sakurada

Sakurada was born on 16 December 1890. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Wadhams Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC. His family includes Matsu Sakurada (mother; deceased at time of file), Heitaro Sakurada (father; formerly Heitaro Tanaka; deceased at time of file), and Ichi Sakurada (wife; nee Ichi Sugiyama). He lived at Wadhams Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “M.S.”; fishing equipment; radio.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 December 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
Reel
C-9316 (1284-1295)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1226
Name Masataro Sakurada
Dates
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 22 August 1946

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1226: Masataro Sakurada

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