4983: Riki Ikeda

4983: Riki Ikeda

Riki Ikeda

He was born on 29 January 1904. He was a self-employed farmer and a sawmill hand. His family includes Sumi Ikeda (mother; nee Sumi Ogata), Riki Ikeda (father), Ayako Ikeda (wife; nee Ayako Hisanaga), Roy Ikeda [also listed as Sadao Ikeda] (son), Billy Ikeda [also listed as Teru Ikeda] (son), and Joan Ikeda (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 317, Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Geraldton, ON and he was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 January 1904
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Geraldton, ON
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
Locations before uprooting
Pitt Meadows
C-9350 (1600-1628)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4983
Name Riki Ikeda



4983: Riki Ikeda


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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