6980: Tamotsu Kosaka

6980: Tamotsu Kosaka

Tamotsu Kosaka

He was born on 31 October 1917. He was a farmer. His family includes Riyue Kosaka (mother; nee Riyue Furmori), Waichiro Kosaka (father), Shizue Kosaka (wife; nee Shizue Nagai), and Ronald Kosaka [also listed as Ronald Ichiro Kosaka] (son). His home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shuswap Labour Company, Canoe, BC, and East Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 31 October 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Canoe, BC
East Lillooet, BC
C-9370 (1972-2028)
doc:C-9371 (1-19)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6980
Name Tamotsu Kosaka
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 16 September 1950



6980: Tamotsu Kosaka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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