Jitaro Sawada

Jitaro Sawada

He was born on 24 August 1893. He was a carpenter employed by Nanaimo Shipyard Company, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Matsu Sawada (mother; nee Matsu Sawada), Kanekichi Sawada (father), Suga Sawada (wife), and Harumi Sawada (son). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Alpine Lodge, Christina Lake, BC.

Metadata

ForenameJitaro
SurnameSawada
Regularized NameJitaro Sawada
Custodian Identification Number1022
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC

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Terminology

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