Yasuo Yokota

Yasuo Yokota

He was born on 25 April 1921. He was a sawmill slingman employed by Pacific Pine Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Kimi Yokota (mother; nee Kimi Miyoke) and Saizo Yokota (father). His home address is listed as 335 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameYasuo
SurnameYokota
Regularized NameYasuo Yokota
Custodian Identification Number2339
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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