Hikosaburo Ohashi

Hikosaburo Ohashi

He was born on 4 April 1892. He was a millhand employed by Cartwright Lumber Company. His family includes Rito Ohashi [possibly Rita Ohashi] (mother; nee Rito Otsuji or Rita Otsuji], Hikoshiro Ohasahi (father), Kano Ohashi (wife), and Kisae Ohashi (daughter). His home address is listed as 345 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameHikosaburo Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number15205
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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