Ryotaro Yoshioka

Ryotaro Yoshioka

He was born on 5 September 1897. He was a mill hand. His family includes Yone Yoshioka (mother), Yosoya Yoshioka (father), Yoshie Yoshioka (wife), Aiko Yoshioka (daughter), Eiko Yoshioka (daugher), and Saburo Yoshioka (son). Port Alberni, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River Camp, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRyotaro
SurnameYoshioka
Regularized NameRyotaro Yoshioka
Custodian Identification Number12360
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceThunder River Camp, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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Terminology

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