Charlie Ohama

Charlie Ohama

He was born on 26 December 1916. He was a mill helper employed by BC Pulp & Paper Company Limited. His family includes Kimi Ohama (mother; nee Kimi Inouye) and Kinji Ohama (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. 784 Granville Street, Vancouver is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Chatham Camp, ON and Brooks, AB.

Metadata

ForenameCharlie
SurnameOhama
Regularized NameCharlie Ohama
Custodian Identification Number235
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceChatham Camp, ON
ResidenceBrooks, AB

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