Tsugio Matsuoka

Tsugio Matsuoka

He was born on 18 January 1907. He was a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company. His family includes Haruno Matsuoka (mother; nee Haruno Tsunada), and Tsunehichi Matsuoka (father). His home address is listed as 54 17th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameTsugio Matsuoka
Custodian Identification Number8335
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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