155_xi: Hirokichi Isomura

155_xi: Hirokichi Isomura

Hirokichi Isomura

He was born on 05 April 1883. He was a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and a self-employed second-hand dealer. His family includes Mitsu Hirokichi [possibly Miksu Hirokichi] (wife), Ichiye Hirokichi [also known as Ethel Hirokichi] (daughter), and Fumie Hirokichi [also known as Jean Hirokichi] (daughter). His home address is listed as 747 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Moose Jaw, SK, and Angler, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 April 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Moose Jaw, SK
Angler, ON
Reel
C-9304 (2759-2792)
Type Person
Custodian Number 155_xi
Name Hirokichi Isomura
Dates
Not Before: 20 November 1942
Not After: 17 August 1947
Case File Also Contains
This file also contains Newspaper clipping discusses Isomura on trial for obstructing a sheriff when the sheriff tried to evict everyone from an internment camp..

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155_xi: Hirokichi Isomura

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Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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