Sadayoshi Namba

Sadayoshi Namba

He was born on 8 May 1905. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Limited, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ichiye Namba (wife), Shizue Namba [also listed as Shizuye Namba] (daughter), Atsuko Namba (daughter), Yukiye Namba (daughter). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to C.P.R. Section, Nakusp, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameSadayoshi Namba
Custodian Identification Number1166
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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