Tsukasa Iwata

Tsukasa Iwata

He was born on 17 December 1921. He was a baker’s apprentice employed by Sumiyoshi Bakery 392 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Masa Iwata (mother), and Sekitaro Iwata (father). His home address is listed as 176 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Leaside, ON.


Regularized NameTsukasa Iwata
Custodian Identification Number3514
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Leaside, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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