609: Chikamoto Kuwabara

609: Chikamoto Kuwabara

Chikamoto Kuwabara

He was born on 14 January 1912. His name is also listed in the file as John Kuwabara. He was a millhand employed by United Shingle Mills, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Hana Kuwabara (mother; nee Hana Sakurada) and Eiichi Peter Kuwabara (father). His home address is listed as 8859 Selkirk Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 January 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Vernon, BC
Reel
C-9308 (1985-1991)
Type Person
Custodian Number 609
Name Chikamoto Kuwabara
Dates
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 09 November 1946

Metadata

Title

609: Chikamoto Kuwabara

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Peter Birkwood
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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