Yutaka Tabata

Yutaka Tabata

He was born on 09 December 1923. He was a fisherman employed by his father Toyotaro Tabata at 22, New England Cannery Compound, Steveston. His family includes Sayo Tabata (mother; nee Sayo Nakamae) and Toyotaro Tabata (father). His home address is listed as 22, New England Cannery Compound, Gulf of Georgia, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYutaka Tabata
Custodian Identification Number1069
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lorette, MB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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