Yoshitaro Ozaki

Yoshitaro Ozaki

He was born on 23 November 1903. He was a carpenter employed by Nakade Building Company. His family includes Masaye Ozaki (wife; nee Masaye Hiragawara; in Japan) and Sayo Ozaki (mother; nee Sayo Maede). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYoshitaro Ozaki
Custodian Identification Number12069
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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