Matsushi Ogusuku

Matsushi Ogusuku

He was born on 9 October 1915. He was a rooming house and farmhand employed by Mr. T. Oyakawa, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kenora, ON.


Regularized NameMatsushi Ogusuku
Custodian Identification Number3788
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kenora, ON
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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