11540: Masaharu Moritsugu

11540: Masaharu Moritsugu

Masaharu Moritsugu

He was born on 4 March 1893. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Hidetaro Moritsugu (father), Ikino Moritsugu (mother; nee Ikino Adachi), Shizuko Moritsugu (wife), Akira Moritsugu (son), Ken Moritsugu (son), Hiroshi Moritsugu (son), Hisako Moritsugu (daughter), Machiko Moritsugu (daughter), Yoko Moritsugu (daughter), Osamu Moritsugu (son), and Tadashi Moritsugu (son). His home address is listed as 1758 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to St. Thomas, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 March 1893
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
St Thomas, ON
Reel
C-9409 (1025-1030)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11540
Name Masaharu Moritsugu

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11540: Masaharu Moritsugu

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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