Akira Oka

Akira Oka

He was born on 3 September 1925. His family includes Umeo Oka (mother; nee Umeo Shigetomi), and Shigeta Oka (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 148, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Glenlea, MB.


Regularized NameAkira Oka
Custodian Identification Number3731
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Glenlea, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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