12410: Toshio Kurita

12410: Toshio Kurita

Toshio Kurita

He was born on 20 May 1908. He was a paper tractor operator employed by Pacific Mills Limited, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Sugayo Kurita [possibly Suzayo Kurita] (mother; nee Sugayo Tanai or Suzayo Tanai), Sojiro Kurita (father), Ichiko Kurita (wife; nee Ichiko Tanaka), and Roy Yasuo Kurita (son). His home address is listed as 215 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Ocean Falls, BC and 306 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and Penticton, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1908
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Penticton, BC
Reel
C-9415 (613-639)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12410
Name Toshio Kurita

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12410: Toshio Kurita

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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