3375: Yuhey Matsuga

3375: Yuhey Matsuga

Yuhey Matsuga

He was born on 30 December 1890. He is also listed in the files as Yuhey Matsugu. He was a carpenter employed by Robertson and Hackett Sawmills, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yae Matsuga [possibly Yaye Matsuga] (mother; nee Yaye Tsunada or Yaye Tsunada), Hachijiro Matsuga (father), Kunie Matsuga (wife; nee Kunie Ishii), Kunio Matsuga (son), Isamu Matsuga [possibly Isam Matsuga] (son), Zenji Matsuga (son), Yoshiko Matsuga (daughter), and Sumie Matsuga (daughter). His home address is listed as 746 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kalso, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 December 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kalso, BC
Reel
C-9336 (863-908)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3375
Name Yuhey Matsuga

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3375: Yuhey Matsuga

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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