Tetsuo Onotera

Tetsuo Onotera

He was born on 4 September 1916. He was a fisherman employed by Great West Packers Company Limited, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tsuruyo Onotera (mother; nee Tsuruyo Suto), Tamatsu Onotera (father), and Michiko Onotera (wife; nee Michiko Fukumura). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1 1093 River Road, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTetsuo
SurnameOnotera
Regularized NameTetsuo Onotera
Custodian Identification Number5127
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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