Masao Horii

Masao Horii

He was born on 10 October 1912. He was a millhand. His family includes Ume Horii (mother; nee Ume Baba) and Jinsuke Horii (father). 1026 Queens Avenue, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 2, Princeton, BC.


Regularized NameMasao Horii
Custodian Identification Number15071
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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