Yukio Uyesugi

Yukio Uyesugi

He was born on 8 February 1924. He was a millhand employed by Cartwright Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Riyu Uyesugi (mother; Riyu Nakamora), and Bunkichi Uyesugi (father). His home address is listed as 1017 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Nobleford, AB.


Regularized NameYukio Uyesugi
Custodian Identification Number3801
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNobleford, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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