4932: Tsunekichi Hamaguchi

4932: Tsunekichi Hamaguchi

Tsunekichi Hamaguchi

He was born on 15 August 1902. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shun Hamaguchi (mother; nee Shun Nigi), Naokichi Hamaguchi (father), Kisako Hamaguchi (wife), Tokuyo Hamaguchi (daughter), and Michiko Hamaguchi (daughter). His home address is listed as 67 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ashcroft, BC and Kamloops, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1902
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Ashcroft, BC
Kamloops, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9349 (871-957)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4932
Name Tsunekichi Hamaguchi



4932: Tsunekichi Hamaguchi


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