4234: Yoshio Suga

4234: Yoshio Suga

Yoshio Suga

He was born on 22 March 1908. He was a millhand employed by Brownville Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Chika Suga (mother; nee Chika Kamikawa), Motaro Suga [possibly Motaso Suga] (father), Fumiko Suga (wife; nee Fumiko Imamoto), Doris Suga [also listed as Yoshiye Suga] (daughter), and Shigeyoshi Suga (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 71, New Westminster, BC. Brownville Lumber Company, Surrey, BC and Yale Road, Surrey, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Stirling, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 March 1908
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Stirling, AB
C-9343 (1207-1261)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4234
Name Yoshio Suga



4234: Yoshio Suga


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