Hatsu Goto

Hatsu Goto

She was born on 9 December 1889. She was a cook employed by Highland Logging Company, O’Brian Bay, BC. Her family includes Shinjiro Goto (husband). Her home address is listed as O’Brian Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameHatsu Goto
Custodian Identification Number3797
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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