Egami Hikotaro

Egami Hikotaro

He was born on 14 August 1895. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kimiye Egami [also listed as Kimie Egami] (wife) and Yukio Egami (son). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. 362 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC, and either 158 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC or 1959 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp 3, Taft, BC and Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameEgami Hikotaro
Custodian Identification Number1115
ResidenceTaft, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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