4821: Kesaguma Uchimaru

4821: Kesaguma Uchimaru

Kesaguma Uchimaru

He was born on 13 January 1883. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Kuma Uchimaru (mother; nee Kuma Uyemasu), Gennoshin Uchimaru (father), Yoshi Uchimaru (wife; nee Yoshi Arikawa), and Sachiko Uchimaru (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 225, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 January 1883
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Toronto, ON
C-9348 (1-49)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4821
Name Kesaguma Uchimaru



4821: Kesaguma Uchimaru


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