Hitoshi Nakatsuru

Hitoshi Nakatsuru

He was born on 11 October 1922. He was a millhand employed by Powell Lumber & Fuel Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Mayuno Nakatsuru (mother; nee Mayuno Sonada) and Osamu Nakatsuru (father). His home address is listed as 788 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameHitoshi Nakatsuru
Custodian Identification Number7812
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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