7117: Tatsuo Obara

7117: Tatsuo Obara

Tatsuo Obara

He was born on 22 March 1926. He was a labourer employed by Deep Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Shirayu Obara (mother; nee Shirayu Matsunaga) and Tsuneo Obara (father). His home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Canoe, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 March 1926
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Canoe, BC
Reel
C-9372 (850-853)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7117
Name Tatsuo Obara

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7117: Tatsuo Obara

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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