15182: Masaji Arata

15182: Masaji Arata

Masaji Arata

He was born on 18 October 1885. He was a logger employed by Sinclair Mill. His family includes Shime Arata (mother), and Yoshimatsu Arata (father). His home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. Coombs, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River Camp, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 October 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Thunder River Camp, BC
Reel
C-9430 (1765-1769)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15182
Name Masaji Arata

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15182: Masaji Arata

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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