4970: Masaharu Hikida

4970: Masaharu Hikida

Masaharu Hikida

He was born on 9 October 1916. He was a self-employed fisherman and farmer. His family includes Shio Hikida (mother; nee Shio Hayashi), Yazaemon Hikida (father), and Sadako Hikida (wife), and Nobue Hikida (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 69, 129 Garry Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 09 October 1916
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Picture Butte, AB
C-9350 (726-814)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4970
Name Masaharu Hikida



4970: Masaharu Hikida


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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