Sadao Nakata

Sadao Nakata

He was born on 21 May 1919. He was a boat puller employed by his father, No. 9, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Chiyo Nakata (mother; nee Chiyo Tanaka) and Sannosuke Nakata (father). His home address is listed as House No. 9, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB and Neys, ON.


Regularized NameSadao Nakata
Custodian Identification Number4406
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lorette, MB
Residence (after uprooting)Neys, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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