1446: Kenichi Nakata

1446: Kenichi Nakata

Kenichi Nakata

Nakata was born on 28 November 1913. He was a fisherman and herring passer. His family includes Shige Nakata (mother; nee Shige Tanaka) and Takejiro Nakata (father). He lived in Steveston, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB. His seized or destroyed property includes: lots on Chatham Street, Steveston, BC; house [demolished].
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 November 1913
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Lorette, MB
C-9319 (1389-1416)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1446
Name Kenichi Nakata
Not Before: 16 March 1942
Not After: 04 August 1945



1446: Kenichi Nakata


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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