Tsunekichi Hamaguchi

Tsunekichi Hamaguchi

He was born on 15 August 1902. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shun Hamaguchi (mother; nee Shun Nigi), Naokichi Hamaguchi (father), Kisako Hamaguchi (wife), Tokuyo Hamaguchi (daughter), and Michiko Hamaguchi (daughter). His home address is listed as 67 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ashcroft, BC and Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTsunekichi
SurnameHamaguchi
Regularized NameTsunekichi Hamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number4932
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceAshcroft, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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