Tadao Nagai

Tadao Nagai

He was born on 6 November 1923. He was a sling man employed by B.C. Box Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyo Nagai (mother), and Matsunosuke Nagai (father). His home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Sea Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTadao Nagai
Custodian Identification Number5314
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Sea Island


Custodian Case Files (1)


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