Mitsuyuki Sakata

Mitsuyuki Sakata

He was born on 13 March 1915. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber & Manufacturing Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Kame Sakata (mother; nee Kame Narimatsu), Mantoku Sakata [possibly Mantaku Sakata] (father), Kiyo Sakata (step-mother; nee Kiyo Maeda), and Masaye Sakata (wife; nee Masaye Nishimura). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC, Clarkson, ON, and London, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMitsuyuki
SurnameSakata
Regularized NameMitsuyuki Sakata
Custodian Identification Number7998
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceClarkson, ON
ResidenceLondon, ON

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