8955: Yoneharu Tanaka

8955: Yoneharu Tanaka

Yoneharu Tanaka

He was born on 9 December 1922. He was a fisherman employed by Inverness Cannery, Inverness, BC. His family includes Rin Tanaka (mother; nee Rin Nakamura), and Yonekichi Tanaka (father). His home address is listed as Inverness, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 09 December 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
Reel
C-9387 (1747-1751)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8955
Name Yoneharu Tanaka

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8955: Yoneharu Tanaka

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