7379: Sakuo Nagamatsu

7379: Sakuo Nagamatsu

Sakuo Nagamatsu

He was born on 18 July 1917. He was a sawmill hand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Port Hammond, BC. His family includes Shiye Nagamatsu [possibly Chiye Nagamatsu] (mother; nee Shiye Tsutsumi or Chiye Tsutsumi) and Genzo Nagamatsu (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 87, Hammond Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Emerson, MB and Geraldton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 July 1917
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Emerson, MB
Geraldton, ON
Reel
C-9374 (762-791)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7379
Name Sakuo Nagamatsu

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7379: Sakuo Nagamatsu

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