Terukichi Okabe

Terukichi Okabe

He was born on 21 May 1889. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Katsu Okabe (mother; nee Katsu Shin), Genji Okabe (father), Nobu Okabe (wife), Katsuyoshi Okabe (son), and Satoru Okabe (son). His home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eustache, MB.


Regularized NameTerukichi Okabe
Custodian Identification Number5000
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Eustache, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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