588: Ihachi Hamaoki

588: Ihachi Hamaoki

Ihachi Hamaoki

He was born on 14 January 1901. He was a fisherman employed by Terra Nova Cannery Company, Eburne, BC. His family includes Masu Hamaoki (mother; nee Masu Madusa), Rikitaro Hamaoki (father), Harumi Hamaoki (nee Harumi Masuda; wife), and Tatsuo Hamaoki (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No.1, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to PO Box 143, Kamloops, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 January 1901
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kamloops, BC
C-9308 (1433-1455)
Type Person
Custodian Number 588
Name Ihachi Hamaoki
Not Before: 31 March 1942
Not After: 22 December 1948



588: Ihachi Hamaoki


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