5575: Masaru Okamura

5575: Masaru Okamura

Masaru Okamura

He was born on 19 May 1906. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Suga Okamura (mother; nee Suga Matsunaga), Katsuzo Okamura (father), Fujiko Okamura (wife; nee Fujiko Hisaoka), Takeshi Okamura (son), Hiroshi Okamura (son), Masato Okamura (son), and Violet Okamura [also listed as Sumire Okamura] (daughter). His home address is listed as Hide Road, Rural Route No. 2, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Nobleford, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 May 1906
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Nobleford, AB
C-9360 (447-517)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5575
Name Masaru Okamura



5575: Masaru Okamura


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