Hiromu Morita

Hiromu Morita

He was born on 5 March 1906. He was a former sawmill operator and at the time of the file was helping on his mother-in-law’s farm. His family includes Shiza Morita (mother; nee Shiza Konishi), Tanezo Morita (father), Tokiye Morita (wife; nee Tokiye Shigehiro), and Miyeko Morita [also listed as Donma Morita; possibly Donna Morita] (daughter). His home address is listed as 715 7th Street, Mission, BC. Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Diamond City, AB.


Regularized NameHiromu Morita
Custodian Identification Number1926
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Diamond City, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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