6981: Robert Kosaka

6981: Robert Kosaka

Robert Kosaka

He was born on 11 October 1916. He also went by the name Robert Jiro Kosaka. He was a farmer employed by his father. His family includes Riyu Kosaka (mother; nee Riyu Furumori), Waichiro Kosaka (father), Hatsue Kosaka (wife; nee Hatsue Murakami), and Ruby Kosaka (daughter). His home address is listed as 17th Avenue, 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, BC and Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 October 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Taylor Lake, BC
Lillooet, BC
Reel
C-9371 (20-104)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6981
Name Robert Kosaka
Dates
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 15 March 1950

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Title

6981: Robert Kosaka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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