6432: Taira Sakamoto

6432: Taira Sakamoto

Taira Sakamoto

He was born on 28 June 1923. His family includes Yasu Sakamoto (mother; nee Yasu Nitta), and Bunzo Sakamoto (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 459, Atlas Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ashcroft, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 June 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Ashcroft, BC
Reel
C-9365 (282-300)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6432
Name Taira Sakamoto

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6432: Taira Sakamoto

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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