Kihachi Iwasa

Kihachi Iwasa

He was born on 6 January 1891. He was a sawmill hand employed by Yamaoka Setara, Powell Sawmill Company, 1300 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. His family includes Ito Iwasa (wife; nee Ito Migake), Hiroku Iwasa (daughter), Kiyoku Iwasa (daughter), and Masako Iwasa (daughter). His home address is listed as 300 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC. He was interned at Camp 101, Angler, ON.


Regularized NameKihachi Iwasa
Custodian Identification Number413_xi
NationalityJapanese national


Custodian Case Files (1)


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