Hiroshi Hamaguchi

Hiroshi Hamaguchi

He was born on 9 February 1916. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Hana Hamaguchi (mother; nee Hana Iwasaki). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC and Okanagan Centre, BC.


Regularized NameHiroshi Hamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number4581
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Okanagan Centre, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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