Kazuo Iwamoto

Kazuo Iwamoto

He was born on 4 August 1918. He was a mill hand employed by Blodell Stewart & Welch, Port Alberni, BC. His family includes Yuriko Iwamoto (mother; nee Yuriko Uyeszi) and Harry Iwamoto (father). His home address is listed as 220 Pembina Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Great Lakes Sawmill, Fort Williams, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKazuo
SurnameIwamoto
Regularized NameKazuo Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number1760
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFort Williams, ON

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