4118: Katsuichi Yamamoto

4118: Katsuichi Yamamoto

Katsuichi Yamamoto

He was born on 23 August 1904. He is also listed as Katsuichi Yamamoto. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Wales Island, BC. His family includes Haruye Yamamoto (mother), Hisaburo Yamamoto (father), Harue Yamamoto (wife; nee Harue Morita), Noboru Yamamoto (son), Susumu Yamamoto (son), Shigemi Yamamoto (daughter), and Hideko Yamamoto (daughter). His home address is listed as House No. 31, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. P.O. Box 145, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Lemon Creek, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 August 1904
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Lemon Creek, BC
C-9342 (156-185)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4118
Name Katsuichi Yamamoto



4118: Katsuichi Yamamoto


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