634: Akira Hama

634: Akira Hama

Akira Hama

He was born on 25 October 1918. He was a fisherman employed by Kichitaro Hama. His family includes Chiyo Hama (mother; nee Chiyo Nishihata), Toraichi Hama (father), and Kichitaro Hama (brother). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. 393 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Loves Mushroom Farm, Scarborough Junction, ON and Sheridan Nurseries, Sheridan, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 October 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Scarborough Junction, ON
Sheridan, ON
C-9309 (363-375)
Type Person
Custodian Number 634
Name Akira Hama
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 09 August 1946



634: Akira Hama


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
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