Takaji Uyesugi

Takaji Uyesugi

He was born on 18 March 1909. He was a chauffeur employed by Frank Beban, Beban Lumber Company, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Shigeko Uyesugi (wife), Shigeo Uyesugi [also listed as Shigo Douglas Uyesugi] (son), and Takao Uyesugi [also listed as Takao Edward Uyesugi] (son). His home address is listed as 25 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB.

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ForenameTakaji
SurnameUyesugi
Regularized NameTakaji Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number2090
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBarnwell, AB

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