11338: Sotaro Yamasaki

11338: Sotaro Yamasaki

Sotaro Yamasaki

He was born on 10 December 1903. He was a self-employed transfer business proprietor. His family includes Kiyomatsu Yamasaki (father), Sen Yamasaki (mother; nee Sen Taniguchi), Kinu Yamasaki (wife), Roy Yamasaki [also listed as Soichi Yamasaki] (son), Donald Yamasaki [also listed as Hideo Yamasaki] (son), and Akira Yamasaki [also listed as Vernon Yamasaki] (son). His home address is listed as 238 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 December 1903
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Winnipeg, MB
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (1350-1363)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11338
Name Sotaro Yamasaki



11338: Sotaro Yamasaki


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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