5770: Sakatomi Yamamoto

5770: Sakatomi Yamamoto

Sakatomi Yamamoto

He was born on 1 December 1915. He was a self-employed farmer and millworker. His family includes Sato Yamamoto (mother; nee Sato Nakamoto), Shusuke Yamamoto (father), Fusaye Yamamoto (wife; nee Fusaye Matsumiya), Irene Takako Yamamoto (stepdaughter), and Dick Kazuo Yamamoto (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No, 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 December 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
Reel
C-9361 (2163-2175)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5770
Name Sakatomi Yamamoto

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5770: Sakatomi Yamamoto

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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