Tatsuo Kotani

Tatsuo Kotani

He was born on 27 January 1916. He was a labourer employed by B. M. & S. Company, Britannia, BC. His family includes Akiye Kotani (wife; nee Akiye Utsunomiya), Hideto Kotani (son), Shima Kotani (mother; nee Shima Kakinouchi), and Kumataro Kotani (father). His home address is listed as Britannia Beach, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTatsuo
SurnameKotani
Regularized NameTatsuo Kotani
Custodian Identification Number8197
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceClinton, BC

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