Uemon Arima

Uemon Arima

He was born on 13 January 1882. He was a logger employed by Simoon Sound Logging Company. His home address is listed as Simoon Sound, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lempriere, BC. He died at Tashme, BC on 21 August 1945.


Regularized NameUemon Arima
Custodian Identification Number380
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLempriere, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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