11993: Ishimatsu Hatanaka

11993: Ishimatsu Hatanaka

Ishimatsu Hatanaka

He was born on 15 March. He was a millhand employed by R. B. McLean Lumber Company. His family includes Natsu Hatanaka (wife; nee Natsu Koyama), Takashi Hatanaka (son), Bill Hatanaka [also listed as Takehisa Hatanaka] (son), Minoru Hatanaka (son), and Rodney Hatanaka [also listed as Yutaka Hatanaka] (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
Port Alberni
C-9412 (1969-1976)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11993
Name Ishimatsu Hatanaka



11993: Ishimatsu Hatanaka


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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