1463: Sukenobu Akizuki

1463: Sukenobu Akizuki

Sukenobu Akizuki

Akizuki was born on 10 December 1902. He was a fisherman. His family includes Michi Akizuki (mother; nee Michi Shieaishi; deceased at time of file), Sunsuke Akizuki (father), Takeo Akizuki [also, Takeyo Akizuki] (wife), Mieko Akizuki (daughter), Osamu Akizuki (son), Fumitaka Akizuki (son), Shigeki Akizuki (son), Toru Akizuki (son), and Mutsuo Akizuki (son; born on 29 July 1942). He lived at B.C. Packers Cannery, Steveston, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB. His listed seized property includes: boat “S.A.”; fishing equipment; sewing machine; show patching machine; stove; household belongings; bicycle; gramophone and records; carpenter’s tools; pictures.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 December 1902
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9319 (2117-2159)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1463
Name Sukenobu Akizuki
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 12 October 1950



1463: Sukenobu Akizuki


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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