1975: Yoichiro Hamazaki

1975: Yoichiro Hamazaki

Yoichiro Hamazaki

He was born on 14 July 1915. He was a sawmill worker employed by Takimoto Sawmill, Haney, BC. His family includes Sute Hamazaki (mother; nee Sute Yokota) and Yoichi Hamazaki (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 July 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Westwold, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9326 (447-450)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1975
Name Yoichiro Hamazaki



1975: Yoichiro Hamazaki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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