8727: Tomio Seki

8727: Tomio Seki

Tomio Seki

He was born on 9 January 1924. He was a sawmill hand at Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Hadzue Seki [possibly Hazuye Seki] (mother; nee Hadzue Tanaka or Hazuye Tanaka), and Katsuki Seki (father). His home address is listed as 3313 Regent Street, New Westminster, BC and Burnaby, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 09 January 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9385 (2057-2061)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8727
Name Tomio Seki

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8727: Tomio Seki

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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