Masao Murase

Masao Murase

He was born on 14 March 1875. He was a caretaker employed by Skeena river Hot Springs, BC. No listed family. His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1945.


Regularized NameMasao Murase
Custodian Identification Number8349
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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