Tomokichi Hamade

Tomokichi Hamade

He was born on 4 June 1903. He was a carpenter employed by Claxton Cannery. His family includes Tokuno Hamade (wife), Tsuruyo Hamade (daughter), Kiyomi Hamade (daughter), Tadanori Hamade (son), Tsutomu Hamade (son), Sachiko Hamade (daughter), Tsuyoshi Hamade (son), Noboru Hamade (son), Akini Hamade (daughter). His home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTomokichi Hamade
Custodian Identification Number13089
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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