Yaeko Henmi

Yaeko Henmi

She was born on 12 March 1917. She was a housemaid. Her family includes Toyo Henmi (mother; nee Toyo Okuda) and Kanekichi Henmi (father). Her home address is listed as 938 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East York, Toronto, ON, care of E. Kitagawa.

Metadata

ForenameYaeko
SurnameHenmi
Regularized NameYaeko Henmi
Custodian Identification Number2418
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceToronto, ON

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