4952: Masao Kobayakawa

4952: Masao Kobayakawa

Masao Kobayakawa

He was born on 10 March 1898. He was a mechanic employed by Royston Lumber Company Limited. His family includes Turu Kobayakawa (mother; nee Turu Yamaoka), Kane Kobayakawa (father), and Haruko Kobayakawa [also listed as Heruko Kobayakawa] (wife; nee Haruko Okuta or Heruko Okuta; in Japan). His home address is listed as Comox Road, Courtenay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 March 1898
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Schreiber, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9349 (2311-2369)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4952
Name Masao Kobayakawa



4952: Masao Kobayakawa


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