Sei Nagami

Sei Nagami

He was born on 19 November 1895. He was a sawmill worker employed by Wells & Stewart, Port Alberni, BC. His family includes Kusa Nagami (mother), and Kanomatsu Nagami (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 429, Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, BC and Morey, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSei Nagami
Custodian Identification Number6465
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Red Buck, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Morey, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alberni


Custodian Case Files (1)


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