11131: Takashi Matsumoto

11131: Takashi Matsumoto

Takashi Matsumoto

He was born on 4 May 1887. He was a sawmill worker in Port Alberni, BC. His family includes Katsuye Matsumoto (wife; nee Katsuye Mura; in Japan), Toyoichi Matsumoto (father), and Fusa Matsumoto (mother; nee Fusa Adachi). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River Camp, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 May 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Thunder River Camp, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Alberni
C-9405 (2300-2307)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11131
Name Takashi Matsumoto



11131: Takashi Matsumoto


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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