1497: Masako Nasu

1497: Masako Nasu

Masako Nasu

Nasu was born on 12 September 1920. She was a cannery worker employed by Nootka Bamfield Packing Company, Port Albion, BC. Her family includes Yaye Nasu (mother) and Otokichi Nasu (father; deceased at time of file). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 18, Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 12 September 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9320 (947-950)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1497
Name Masako Nasu
Dates
Not Before: 01 April 1942
Not After: 02 August 1944

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1497: Masako Nasu

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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