Toshio Ozaki

Toshio Ozaki

He was born on 27 June 1917. He was a logger employed by Burns and Jackson Logging Company. His family includes Suzue Ozaki (wife; in Japan), Toshiko Ozaki (daughter; in Japan). He lived in Wilson Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameToshio Ozaki
Custodian Identification Number10718
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Wilson Creek


Custodian Case Files (1)


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