Masaru Fujita

Masaru Fujita

He was born on 17 December 1925. He was a bowling alley attendant employed by Chapman Bowling Alley, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kumayo Fujita (mother; nee Kumayo Nakagawa), and Mataemon Fujita (father). His home address is listed as 128 ½ West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, Alberta.


Regularized NameMasaru Fujita
Custodian Identification Number8520
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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