1747: Yasukichi Oye

1747: Yasukichi Oye

Yasukichi Oye

He was born on 8 March 1903. He was a fish packer employed by A.B.C. Packing Company, Knight Inlet, BC. His family includes Nobu Ikari (wife), Kaname Oye (son), Yasuji Oye (son), Masanobu Oye (son), and Shiro Oye (son). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and Midway, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 March 1903
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
Midway, BC
Reel
C-9324 (52-99)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1747
Name Yasukichi Oye

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1747: Yasukichi Oye

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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