Mataji Okuno

Mataji Okuno

He was born on 8 December 1902. He was a mill hand employed by Britannia Beach Company. His family includes Shizuko Okuno and Hirako Okuno (child). His home address is listed as Britannia Beach, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMataji
SurnameOkuno
Regularized NameMataji Okuno
Custodian Identification Number12204
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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