Umeko Hamanashi

Umeko Hamanashi

She was born on 10 January 1922. Her family includes Riye Hamanashi (mother; nee Riye Atagi), and Kunizo Hamanashi (father). Her home address is listed as 1140 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC and 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameUmeko Hamanashi
Custodian Identification Number5946
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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