2961: Takashi Towata

2961: Takashi Towata

Takashi Towata

He was born on 16 January 1923. He was a mill hand employed by Powell Lumber and Fuel Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Takeyo Towata (mother) and Toichiro Towata (father). His home address is listed as 823 Prior Street, Vancouver, BC. He was interned in Angler Internment Camp and was forcibly uprooted to Neys, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 January 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Neys, ON
Reel
C-9332 (1689-1695)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2961
Name Takashi Towata

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2961: Takashi Towata

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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