5483: James Ozema

5483: James Ozema

James Ozema

He was born in 1906. He is also listed in the files as James Masami Ozema. He was a porter employed by Harrison Hot Springs Hotel, Harrison Hot Springs, BC. His family includes Michu Ozema (mother), Torakichi Ozema (father), Shinobu Ozema [possibly Shieu Ozema] (wife), and Iwawo Ozema (son). His home address is listed as 259 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and Harrison Hot Springs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 1906
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Schreiber, ON
Reel
C-9359 (307-311)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5483
Name James Ozema

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5483: James Ozema

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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