7824: Saitoku Watanabe

7824: Saitoku Watanabe

Saitoku Watanabe

He was born on 27 March 1902. He was a gardener. His family includes Haru Watanabe (mother), Kanichi Watanabe (father), Haru Watanabe (wife; in Japan), Tokiko Watanabe (daughter; in Japan), Takeshi Watanabe (son; in Japan), Noboru Watanabe (son; in Japan), and Shigeru Watanabe (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Camp No. 2, Princeton, BC. 1642 Second Avenue West, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 March 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Princeton, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9377 (1360-1437)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7824
Name Saitoku Watanabe



7824: Saitoku Watanabe


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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