Satoru Okabe

Satoru Okabe

He was born on 27 May 1922. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Nobu Okabe (mother), and Terukichi Okabe (father). His home address is listed as 2nd Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Elm Creek, MB.

Metadata

ForenameSatoru
SurnameOkabe
Regularized NameSatoru Okabe
Custodian Identification Number5001
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceElm Creek, MB

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