Yasuo Utsunomiya

Yasuo Utsunomiya

He was born on 8 May 1923. He was a cannery worker employed by Berryland Farms Limited. His family includes Kiwa Utsunomiya (mother; nee Kiwa Hirano) and Genji Utsunomiya (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, 11th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.


Regularized NameYasuo Utsunomiya
Custodian Identification Number4757
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCoaldale, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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