6970: Toshio Oki

6970: Toshio Oki


He was born on 27 November 1919. He was a mill worker employed by Hammond Cedar Lumber Company. His family includes Hatsu Oki (mother; nee Hatsu Kawasaki), Masaichi Oki (father; deceased at time of file), Kiyoshi Oki (brother), Goro Oki (brother), Yoshito Oki (brother), Tazu Oki (sister), and Fumi Oki (sister). His home address is listed as 19th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Petrolia Camp, ON and Hamilton, ON. His listed seized property includes his real estate at 19th Road, Rural Route #1, a sewing machine, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 November 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Petrolia Camp, ON
Hamilton, ON
C-9370 (1359-1481)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6970
Name Toshio Oki
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 25 January 1951



6970: Toshio Oki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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