5003: Katsuyoshi Okabe

5003: Katsuyoshi Okabe

Katsuyoshi Okabe

He was born on 21 July 1919. He was a truck driver employed by Stave Lake Cedar, Dewdney Lake, BC. His family includes Nobu Okabe (mother), Terukichi Okabe (father), Kasumi Okabe (wife; nee Kasumi Nakana), and Kenichi Okabe (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to elm Creek, MB and Eustache, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 July 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Creek, MB
Eustache, MB
Reel
C-9351 (803-884)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5003
Name Katsuyoshi Okabe

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5003: Katsuyoshi Okabe

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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