Hidesaburo Nagai

Hidesaburo Nagai

He was born on 28 July 1899. He was a farmer. His family includes Yoshi Nagai (mother; nee Yoshi Hoshihara), Isomatsu Nagai (father), Ichiko Nagai (wife; nee Ichiko Abo), Lay Nagai [also known as Ray Nagai] (son), and Hisashi Nagai (son). His home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameHidesaburo Nagai
Custodian Identification Number7006
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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