7998: Mitsuyuki Sakata

7998: Mitsuyuki Sakata

Mitsuyuki Sakata

He was born on 13 March 1915. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber & Manufacturing Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Kame Sakata (mother; nee Kame Narimatsu), Mantoku Sakata [possibly Mantaku Sakata] (father), Kiyo Sakata (step-mother; nee Kiyo Maeda), and Masaye Sakata (wife; nee Masaye Nishimura). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC, Clarkson, ON, and London, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 March 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Clarkson, ON
London, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9378 (2124-2142)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7998
Name Mitsuyuki Sakata



7998: Mitsuyuki Sakata


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