Yonekazu Sakai

Yonekazu Sakai

He was born on 9 April 1922. He was a fishman. His family includes Matsu Sakai (mother; nee Matsu Nakano), and Yoneichi Sakai (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 174, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameYonekazu Sakai
Custodian Identification Number8515
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMinto City, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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