Mitsuo Hamaura

Mitsuo Hamaura

He was born on 28 September 1916. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Chu Hamaura (mother; nee Chu Saito; deceased), Tsuneyo Hamaura (step-mother) and Motaro Hamaura (father). His home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC where he died on 31 October 1947.


Regularized NameMitsuo Hamaura
Custodian Identification Number12547
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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