8644: Yasuji Goto

8644: Yasuji Goto

Yasuji Goto

He was born on 24 November 1900. He was born as Yasuji Abe and was adopted into his wife’s family. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Noye Abe (mother), Ushinosuke Abe (father), Tokiyo Goto (wife), Toshimi Goto (son), Teruko Goto (daughter), Tamotsu Goto (son), Mitsuo Goto (son), Noriko Goto (daughter), Shizuka Goto (son), and Fuki Goto (daughter). His home address is listed as 1327 Gibson Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Prichard, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 November 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Prichard, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9384 (239-335)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8644
Name Yasuji Goto



8644: Yasuji Goto


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