8112: Shigeo Nakata

8112: Shigeo Nakata

Shigeo Nakata

He was born on 25 August 1907. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ume Nakata (mother; nee Ume Kibune), and Takezo Nakata (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, CB and 343 5th Avenue, West, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, Coleman, ON and Scarborough, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 August 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Coleman, ON
Scarborough, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9379 (2111-2125)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8112
Name Shigeo Nakata



8112: Shigeo Nakata


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