Teizo Hama

Teizo Hama

He was born on 8 March 1904. He was a mill hand. His family includes Kikuea Masuda (mother; nee Kikuea Minato), Kichimatsu Masuda (father), Kikuno Hama (wife), Tsutomu Hama (son), and Hiroko Hama (daughter). Rural Route No. 1, Cumberland, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Grindrod, BC and Salmon Arm, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTeizo Hama
Custodian Identification Number12369
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGrindrod, BC
ResidenceSalmon Arm, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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