12964: Yoshikuni Adachi

12964: Yoshikuni Adachi

Yoshikuni Adachi

He was born on 15 August 1895. His birth name is Yoshikuni Matsumoto. He was a sawmill worker employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kiku Matsumoto (mother; nee Kiku Iwata), Kumakichi Matsumoto (father), Yoshiko Adachi (wife), Miyow Adachi (daughter), Kazuye Adachi (daughter), Toshio Adachi (son), Tsutomu Adachi (son), Kiyoko Adachi (daughter), and Kunio Adachi (son). His home address is listed as 1767 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Vernon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1895
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Vernon, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9419 (979-1057)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12964
Name Yoshikuni Adachi



12964: Yoshikuni Adachi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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