Yoshiaki Hatsumoto

Yoshiaki Hatsumoto

He was born on 26 June 1916. He is also listed in the files as Yoshiaki Archie Hatsumoto. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Mills, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Riki Hatsumoto (mother; nee Riki Mizita), and Kumejiro Hatsumoto (father). His home address is listed as 5th Avenue, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameYoshiaki Hatsumoto
Custodian Identification Number5742
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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