4646: Wajiro Omaki

4646: Wajiro Omaki

Wajiro Omaki

He was born on 24 March 1888. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Satoyo Omaki (wife; nee Satoyo Fujiwara). His home address is listed as 130 First Avenue West, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 March 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Rosebery, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Reel
C-9346 (1730-1736)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4646
Name Wajiro Omaki

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4646: Wajiro Omaki

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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