1462: Hirokichi Ohashi

1462: Hirokichi Ohashi

Hirokichi Ohashi

Ohashi was born on 24 April 1903. He was a logger employed by Powell Lake Shingle Company, Powell Lake, BC. His family includes Mine Ohashi (mother; in Japan), Suyekichi Ohashi (father; in Japan), Takiko Ohashi (wife), and Sadaki Ohashi (son; born on 21 February 1940). He lived at Powell Lake Shingle Company, Powell Lake, BC and 335 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC. His listed seized property includes: land for timber bought from Powell River Company; row boat; camp tools and equipment; kitchen stove and camp stove; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 April 1903
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Rosebery, BC
C-9319 (2109-2116)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1462
Name Hirokichi Ohashi
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 31 July 1944



1462: Hirokichi Ohashi


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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