1099: Sosuke Yamamoto

1099: Sosuke Yamamoto

Sosuke Yamamoto

He was born on 25 April 1893. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Toku Yamamoto (wife; Toku Uyeni), Kazuo Yamamoto (son), Yutaka Yamamoto (son), Masahiro Yamamoto (son), Mitsuko Yamamoto (daughter), and Setsuko Yamamoto (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ste. Agathe, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 April 1893
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Reel
C-9315 (1210-1255)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1099
Name Sosuke Yamamoto

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1099: Sosuke Yamamoto

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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