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.


Regularized NameYoshikuni Adachi
Custodian Identification Number12964
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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