5895: Yasuo Wakisaka

5895: Yasuo Wakisaka

Yasuo Wakisaka

He was born on 16 June 1914. He was a waiter employed by New Pier Café, Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His home address is listed as 359 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC and Oakville, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 June 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Montreal, QC
Oakville, MB
Reel
C-9362 (1031-1041)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5895
Name Yasuo Wakisaka

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5895: Yasuo Wakisaka

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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