8889: Wataru Funamoto

8889: Wataru Funamoto

Wataru Funamoto

He was born on 20 September 1923. His family includes Mitsuyo Funamoto (mother; nee Mitsuyo Kinoshita), and Shoichi Funamoto (father). His home address is listed as 608 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 September 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Red Buck, BC
C-9387 (971-974)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8889
Name Wataru Funamoto



8889: Wataru Funamoto


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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