11616: Iwao Yamada

11616: Iwao Yamada

Iwao Yamada

He was born on 11 December 1905. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company. His family includes Sumako Yamada (wife; nee Sumako Kanemochi), Tokutaro Yamada (father), Maki Yamada (mother; nee Maki Yamamura), Shirley Yamada [also listed as Harumi Yamada] (daughter). He lived in Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Midway, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 December 1905
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Midway, BC
Reel
C-9409 (2442-2449)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11616
Name Iwao Yamada

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11616: Iwao Yamada

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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