2629: Yasuo Matsuo

2629: Yasuo Matsuo

Yasuo Matsuo

He was born on 16 September 1917. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company, Hillcrest, BC. His family includes Shigeru Matsuo (mother) and Kozaburo Matsuo (father). His home address is listed as 197 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB and Dryden, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 September 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Winnipeg, MB
Dryden, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (668-672)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2629
Name Yasuo Matsuo



2629: Yasuo Matsuo


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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