Hideshi Okabe

Hideshi Okabe

He was born on 19 June 1918. He was a farmer employed his father. His family includes Take Okabe (mother; nee Take Fukawa), and Denjiro Okabe (father). His home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameHideshi
SurnameOkabe
Regularized NameHideshi Okabe
Custodian Identification Number5794
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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Terminology

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