Yoshio Sugiyama

Yoshio Sugiyama

He was born on 30 April 1919. He was a mill worker employed by Pacific Mills Limited, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Yasu Sugiyama (mother; nee Yasu Yamamoto) and Tsunekichi Sugiyama (father). His home address is listed as Ocean Falls, BC. 418 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnhartvale, BC.


Regularized NameYoshio Sugiyama
Custodian Identification Number2882
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Barnhartvale, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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