8168: Yoshiaki Yamasaki

8168: Yoshiaki Yamasaki

Yoshiaki Yamasaki

He was born on 20 June 1922. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ai Yamasaki (mother), and Aitoku Yamasaki (father; former name Aitoku Ohama). His home address is listed as 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 June 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Vernon, BC
C-9380 (381-385)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8168
Name Yoshiaki Yamasaki



8168: Yoshiaki Yamasaki


Metadata Author: Aiying Yuan
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