Yaichi Oye

Yaichi Oye

He was born on 3 October 1879. His family includes Iyo Oye (wife; nee Iyo Hashimoto; in Japan), Masako Oye (daughter; in Japan), and Yasue Oye (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 28, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameYaichi Oye
Custodian Identification Number5792
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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