708: Harry Kameda

708: Harry Kameda

Harry Kameda

He was born on 20 April 1914. His name is also listed in the file as Harry Shigeo Kameda. He was a storekeeper employed by A.B.C. Packing Company, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Shimo Kameda (mother), Hichisaburo Kameda (father), Ayako Kameda (wife; nee Ayako Kusano), and Masuo Kameda (son; also known as Victor Masuo Kameda). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. 245 Powell Street, City is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 8-6 Avenue, Bay Farms, Slocan, BC and Oak Bluff MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 April 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9310 (1323-1353)
Type Person
Custodian Number 708
Name Harry Kameda
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 31 August 1946

Metadata

Title

708: Harry Kameda

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Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Daniela Sauer
Metadata Author: Nyati Arora
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