Hiroyasu Iwamoto

Hiroyasu Iwamoto

He was born on 29 August 1908. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Kikuyo Iwamoto (mother; nee Kikuyo Iwamoto), Keizo Iwamoto (father), Mitsuyo Iwamoto (wife), Aiko Iwamoto (daughter), and Yuriko Iwamoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 582 Scott Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Homewood, MB and he was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameHiroyasu Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number8622
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Homewood, MB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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