7979: Tomejiro Fujiwara

7979: Tomejiro Fujiwara

Tomejiro Fujiwara

He was born on 6 November 1883. He was a sawmill worker employed by Mohawk Lumber, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Tetsu Fujiwara (mother), Zenjiro Fujiwara (father), Sute Fujiwara (wife; nee Sute Tsukamoto), Fumi Fujiwara (daughter-in-law), and Koichi Fujiwara (son). His home address is listed as 1031 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 November 1883
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9378 (1920-1932)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7979
Name Tomejiro Fujiwara



7979: Tomejiro Fujiwara


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