5762: Yoshiharu Otsu

5762: Yoshiharu Otsu

Yoshiharu Otsu

He was born on 2 September 1921. He was a millhand employed by V.L. & M. Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Tsune Otsu (mother; nee Tsune Mozawa), and Shingoro Otsu (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 125, Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 September 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Fort William, ON
Reel
C-9361 (2044-2050)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5762
Name Yoshiharu Otsu

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5762: Yoshiharu Otsu

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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