Masatoshi Nagata

Masatoshi Nagata

He was born on 23 September 1919. He was a millworker and carpenter employed by Pacific Mills, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Saye Nagata (mother; nee Saye Kuroiwa), and Sanshiro Nagata (father). His home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Welling, AB.


Regularized NameMasatoshi Nagata
Custodian Identification Number5309
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Welling, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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