580_xi: Motoharu Hamanishi

580_xi: Motoharu Hamanishi

Motoharu Hamanishi

He was born on 14 May 1919. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kikuye Hamanishi (mother; nee Kikuye Sakai) and Toraichi Hamanishi (father). Ucluelet, BC and PO Box 160, Steveston, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Petawawa, ON and Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 May 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Petawawa, ON
Angler, ON
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9308 (1309-1322)
Type Person
Custodian Number 580_xi
Name Motoharu Hamanishi
Not Before: 06 August 1942
Not After: 13 October 1946



580_xi: Motoharu Hamanishi


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