Shoji Hamagami

Shoji Hamagami

He was born on 3 January 1921. He was a mechanic employed by Nanaimo Shipyard Company Limited. His family includes Natsu Hamagami (mother; nee Natsu Bito), and Yasahiro Hamagami (father). His home address is listed as 723 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC.


Regularized NameShoji Hamagami
Custodian Identification Number5777
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Christina Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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