12204: Mataji Okuno

12204: Mataji Okuno

Mataji Okuno

He was born on 8 December 1902. He was a mill hand employed by Britannia Beach Company. His family includes Shizuko Okuno and Hirako Okuno (child). His home address is listed as Britannia Beach, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 December 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9414 (252-266)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12204
Name Mataji Okuno

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12204: Mataji Okuno

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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