2158: Yukinobu Yakura

2158: Yukinobu Yakura

Yukinobu Yakura

He was born on 3 March 1916. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company Limited, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Tsue Kadowaki (mother), Nobutaro Yakura (father), and Sumie Mura (wife). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grimsby, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 March 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Grimsby, ON
Reel
C-9327 (1297-1302)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2158
Name Yukinobu Yakura

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2158: Yukinobu Yakura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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