Masaru Oike

Masaru Oike

He was born on 17 July 1915. He was a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Hammond, BC. His family includes Sada Oike (mother; nee Sada Sugimoto), Kiusuke Oike (father), and Yaye Oike (wife; nee Yaye Tamemoto). His home address is listed as 22nd Road, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Spearhill, MB.

Metadata

ForenameMasaru
SurnameOike
Regularized NameMasaru Oike
Custodian Identification Number5524
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSpearhill, MB

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