Yasuo Matsuo

Yasuo Matsuo

He was born on 16 September 1917. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company, Hillcrest, BC. His family includes Shigeru Matsuo (mother) and Kozaburo Matsuo (father). His home address is listed as 197 14th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB and Dryden, ON.

Metadata

ForenameYasuo
SurnameMatsuo
Regularized NameYasuo Matsuo
Custodian Identification Number2629
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB
ResidenceDryden, ON

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Terminology

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