1275: Ugi Otsuka

1275: Ugi Otsuka

Ugi Otsuka

Otsuka was born on 28 December 1876. He was an old age pensioner. No family is listed in file, but Otsuka is listed as a widower. He lived in Steveston, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946. No seized property is listed in file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 December 1876
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9316 (1895-1902)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1275
Name Ugi Otsuka
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 23 October 1946



1275: Ugi Otsuka


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