257_xi: Yoichi Takaoka

257_xi: Yoichi Takaoka

Yoichi Takaoka

He was born on 11 February 1895. He owned a shoe repair shop. His family includes Nobuko Takaoka (wife; nee Nobuko Morita), Toshikumi Takaoka (son), and Joni Takaoka (son). His home address is listed as 215 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC. He was interned and died without being released at Winnipeg, MB on 13 February 1945.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 February 1895
Nationality Japanese national
C-9305 (1325-1381)
Type Person
Custodian Number 257_xi
Name Yoichi Takaoka
Not Before: 21 December 1941
Not After: 18 January 1951



257_xi: Yoichi Takaoka


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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