Hisao Ogura

Hisao Ogura

He was born on 16 December 1919. He was a mill hand employed by Thurston-Flavelle, Port Moody, BC. His family includes Yai Ogura (mother; nee Yai Morita) and Ukichi Ogura (father). His home address is listed as Box 55, Port Moody, BC and Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHisao
SurnameOgura
Regularized NameHisao Ogura
Custodian Identification Number12626
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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Terminology

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