12366: Matts Haga

12366: Matts Haga

Matts Haga

His name is also listed as Matts S. Haga. He was previously employed by Salmon River Logging Company, Kelsey Bay, BC. His home address is listed as 6111 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC. Kelsey Bay, BC and Cumberland, BC are listed as former addresses. The file indicates that there is some confusion as to whether or not he is Japanese Canadian. One letter in the file suggests that the person the Custodian is looking for his actually Matsu Higa who lived in New Westminster, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Stirling, AB.
Sex M
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Stirling, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9415 (116-122)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12366
Name Matts Haga



12366: Matts Haga


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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