1246: Miyoshi Sakai

1246: Miyoshi Sakai

Miyoshi Sakai

Sakai was born on 07 November 1913. He was a boat engineer employed by Ucluelet Fishing Company, Ucluelet, BC. His family includes Ichi Sakai (mother; nee Ichi Hashimoto; deceased at time of file), Seichi Sakai (father; in Japan), Chiyoko Sakai (wife; nee Chiyoko Oye), Kiokazu Sakai [also, Kiyokazu Sakai] (son; born on 10 November 1938), and Sumiye Sakai (daughter; born on 04 June 1941). He lived in Ucluelet, BC and Steveston, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Prairie Grove, MB. His listed seized property includes: sewing machine; household belongings; carpenter's tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 07 November 1913
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Prairie Grove, MB
C-9316 (1545-1552)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1246
Name Miyoshi Sakai
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 19 August 1943



1246: Miyoshi Sakai


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