Isamu Abe

Isamu Abe

He was born on 25 December 1894. He was a millhand. His family includes Kabichi Abe (father; deceased at time of file), Sono Abe (mother; deceased at time of file), Yachiyo Abe (wife; nee Yachiyo Itonaga), Yurie Abe (daughter), Kiyokazu Abe (son; born on 27 July 1932), Ayano Abe (daughter), Mary Abe (daughter), Keiiji Abe (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC, was incarcerated at Petawawa and Angler, ON until 1943 then forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC. They moved to Hamilton, ON after the war. He had no seized property listed in file.

Metadata

ForenameIsamu
SurnameAbe
Regularized NameIsamu Abe
Custodian Identification Number14264
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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