4595: Shizuo Matsunaga

4595: Shizuo Matsunaga

Shizuo Matsunaga

He was born on 2 December 1916. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company Limited, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Tsume Matsunaga (mother; nee Tsume Uyeda), Keiji Matsunaga (father), Sawaye Matsunaga (wife; nee Sawaye Uyeyama), Yoichi Matsunaga [also listed as Yoichi Carmen Matsunaga] (son), and Takuji Matsunaga [also listed as Tokuji Raymond Matsunaga] (son). His home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Scarborough Junction, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 December 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
Scarborough Junction, ON
Locations before uprooting
Fanny Bay
C-9345 (2253-2277)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4595
Name Shizuo Matsunaga



4595: Shizuo Matsunaga


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