15171: Masao Tanaka

15171: Masao Tanaka

Masao Tanaka

He was born on 28 August 1917. His name is also listed as Masao Scotty Tanaka. He was a farmer. His family includes Taru Tanaka [possibly Toru Tanaka] (mother; nee Taru Fujino or Toru Fujino) and Hatsujiro Tanaka (father). His home address is listed as 720 Ewan Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 August 1917
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Kelowna, BC
C-9430 (1662-1674)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15171
Name Masao Tanaka



15171: Masao Tanaka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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