Joseph Homma

Joseph Homma

He was born on 5 July 1908. He was a diesel engineer employed by Canadian Fishing Company. His family includes Tomekichi Homma (father), Matsu Homma (mother; nee Matsu Tanikawa), Hasue Homma (wife; nee Hasue Nishi), June Homma (daughter) and Kenji Homma (son). His home address is listed as 1334 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameJoseph Homma
Custodian Identification Number10944
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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