13385: Isamu Yamamoto

13385: Isamu Yamamoto

Isamu Yamamoto

He was born on 25 October 1903. His birth name is Isamu Nakamura. He was a berry grower. His family includes Mitsu Nakamura (mother; nee Mitsu Ono), Yukichi Nakamura (father), Tsunako Yamamoto [possibly Tsunako Inamoto] (wife; nee Tsunako Yamagami), Yuichi Yamamoto (son), Masami Yamamoto (son), Tatsuo Yamamoto (son), and Hisao Yamamoto (son). His home address is listed as Morrison Road, Mt. Lehman, BC. Rural Route No. 1, Mt. Lehman, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and Oyama, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 October 1903
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kelowna, BC
Oyama, BC
C-9422 (375-479)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13385
Name Isamu Yamamoto



13385: Isamu Yamamoto


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