3777: Eichi Tanaka

3777: Eichi Tanaka

Eichi Tanaka

-He was born on 23 June 1919. He was a labourer employed by Shingle Company. His family includes Yatsu Tanaka (mother; nee Yatsu Sawada), and Mankichi Tanaka (father). His home address is listed as 259 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uproote
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 June 1919
Nationality Canadian born
C-9338 (1761-1766)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3777
Name Eichi Tanaka



3777: Eichi Tanaka


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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