Yasumatsu Ikari

Yasumatsu Ikari

He was born on 25 June 1892. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tsuru Ikari (wife; nee Tsuru Teranishi), Masahami Ikari (son), Yasutoshi Ikari (son), and Kenichi Ikari (son). His home address is listed as PO Box Drawer 14, Steveston, BC and Gulf and Fraser Cannery. He was forcibly uprooted to Lorette, MB. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameYasumatsu Ikari
Custodian Identification Number1029
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLorette, MB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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