5027: Hitoshi Tanaka

5027: Hitoshi Tanaka

Hitoshi Tanaka

He was born on 3 August 1910. He was a fisherman employed by North Pacific Cannery. His family includes Shika Tanaka (mother; nee Shika Yoshida), Jiroichi Tanaka (father), Sakie Tanaka (wife; Sakie Hamade), Yoshimi Tanaka (son), Hitomi Tanaka (daughter), and Hiroshi Tanaka (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 262, Chatham & 6th Avenue, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 August 1910
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lorette, MB
C-9351 (1357-1369)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5027
Name Hitoshi Tanaka



5027: Hitoshi Tanaka


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