8812: Ken Wakahara

8812: Ken Wakahara

Ken Wakahara

He was born on 26 October 1923. He was a millhand employed by Prairie Lumber Company, Mission, BC. His family includes Haru Wakahara (mother; nee Haru Yoshida), and Sunnosuke Wakahara (father). His home address is listed as 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rogers, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 26 October 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Rogers, BC
Reel
C-9386 (1132-1137)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8812
Name Ken Wakahara

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8812: Ken Wakahara

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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