Yazo Atagi

Yazo Atagi

He was born on 12 April 1902. He was a logger employed by S. Sasaki of Cameron Lake Logging Company. His family includes Ume Atagi (mother), Iwakichi Atagi (father), Hanae Atagi (wife; nee Hanae Ikeri), Takashi Atagi [also listed in the file as Takashi Ikari] (son), Sayuri Atagi (daughter), Mitsuyo Atagi (daughter), Masayo Atagi (daughter), and Yasue Atagi (daughter). His home address is listed as Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYazo
SurnameAtagi
Regularized NameYazo Atagi
Custodian Identification Number14568
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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