Yoshimatsu Nagao

Yoshimatsu Nagao

He was born on 25 October 1898. He was a sawmill hand employed by Manning Lumber Mills Limited, Victoria, BC. His family includes Chika Nagao (mother; nee Chika Ishida), Hanako Nagao (wife), Yoshiaki Nagao (son), Yoshikazu Nagao (son), Kazumi Nagao (daughter), Nabuko Nagao (daughter), and Yoichi Nagao (son). His home address is listed as 631 Chatham Street, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshimatsu
SurnameNagao
Regularized NameYoshimatsu Nagao
Custodian Identification Number2023
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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