1808: Masaharu Yamamoto

1808: Masaharu Yamamoto

Masaharu Yamamoto

He was born on 16 September 1909. He was a mill hand employed by Englewood Sawmill, and as of November 1941 he was an automobile mechanic employed by Asahi Garage, Cordova Street and Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Haru Yamamoto (mother; nee Haru Tomikashi), Tiromatsu Yamamoto (father), Toshiye Yamamoto (wife), Kyoko Yamamoto (daughter), and Megumu Yamamoto (son). His home address is listed as Englewood, BC. 1618 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Pandosa Pine Lumber Company Limited, Monte Lake, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 September 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Monte Lake, BC
Reel
C-9324 (1993-2008)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1808
Name Masaharu Yamamoto

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1808: Masaharu Yamamoto

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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