2118: Koshiro Yonemura

2118: Koshiro Yonemura

Koshiro Yonemura

He was born on 20 May 1879. He was a sawmill hand employed by Sproat Lake Lumber Company. He may have had a son named Hozumi Yonemura. His home address is listed as Kleecoot (Sproat Lake), BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1879
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan Extension, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9327 (600-612)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2118
Name Koshiro Yonemura



2118: Koshiro Yonemura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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