Kyusuke Fukumoto

Kyusuke Fukumoto

He was born on 3 July 1897. He was a logger employed by Hillcrest Lumber Company Limited. His family includes Hatsuguri Fukumoto (mother; nee Hatsuguri Ohara), Kyuemon Fukumoto (father), Moto Fukumoto (wife; nee Moto Takata; in Japan), and Hiroichi Fukumoto (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. 117 Main Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 1, Hope, Princeton, BC.


Regularized NameKyusuke Fukumoto
Custodian Identification Number15324
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Hillcrest


Custodian Case Files (1)


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