5773: Yoshino Okabe

5773: Yoshino Okabe

Yoshino Okabe

She was born on 9 May 1925. Her family includes Taki Okabe (mother; nee Taki Fukawa), and Denjiro Okabe (father). Her home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 09 May 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Lethbridge, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9361 (2188-2191)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5773
Name Yoshino Okabe



5773: Yoshino Okabe


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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