Yasu Matsubara

Yasu Matsubara

She was born on 13 August 1896. Her maiden name is Yasu Nobusada. She was a cook employed by West Coast Fishing Company Limited, Ucluelet, BC. Her family includes Shime Nobusada (mother; nee Shime Matsubara), Kichigo Nobusada (father), Chonosuke Matsubara (husband), Shizue Matsubara (daughter), and Emiko Matsubara (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 18 Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto, BC.


Regularized NameYasu Matsubara
Custodian Identification Number3708
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto, BC


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