2294: Tsuneharu Watanabe

2294: Tsuneharu Watanabe

Tsuneharu Watanabe

He was born on 24 May 1899. He was a fisherman employed by Ucluelet Fishing Company, Ucluelet, BC. His family includes Taki Okazaki (mother), Goroemon Watanabe (father), Harumo Watanabe (wife), Setsuko Watanabe (daughter), and Masaru Watanabe (son). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Farnham, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 May 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Farnham, QC
Reel
C-9328 (1123-1182)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2294
Name Tsuneharu Watanabe

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2294: Tsuneharu Watanabe

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