7273: Hitsuji Seki

7273: Hitsuji Seki

Hitsuji Seki

He was born on 25 January 1895. He was a farmer and mill worker employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Hammond, BC. His family includes Miji Seki (mother; nee Miji Imasaka), Shumpei Seki (father), Suye Seki [also listed in the file as Osuye Seki and Sue Seki] (wife; nee Suye Tanaka [or Osuye Tanaka or Sue Tanaka]), Meiko Seki (daughter), Tamiko Seki (daughter), Takayuki Seki (son), Jiro Seki (son), and Saburo Seki (son). His home address is listed as Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 January 1895
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Hammond
C-9373 (296-322)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7273
Name Hitsuji Seki



7273: Hitsuji Seki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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