2727: Masuo Yahiro

2727: Masuo Yahiro

Masuo Yahiro

He was born on 18 March 1897. He was a farmer employed by his sister-in-law, Kin Yahiro. His family includes Rei Yahiro (mother), Matsutaro Yahiro (father), Kuni Yahiro (wife; nee Kuni Hiriama; in Japan), and Kin Yahiro (sister-in-law). His home address is listed as 1006 Stave Lake, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB where he died on 2 August 1942.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 March 1897
Date of Death 02 August 1942
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Lethbridge, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (1498-1516)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2727
Name Masuo Yahiro



2727: Masuo Yahiro


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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