Masayoshi Okamura

Masayoshi Okamura

He was born on 9 November 1919. He was a farmer employed by his father Mr. Okamura. His family includes Mitsu Okamura (mother; nee Mitsu Kanasawa), and Magaichi Okamura (father). His home address is listed as Horrel Road, Rural Route No.1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Elie, AB.

Metadata

ForenameMasayoshi
SurnameOkamura
Regularized NameMasayoshi Okamura
Custodian Identification Number5178
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceElie, AB

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Terminology

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