Ihachi Kamata

Ihachi Kamata

He was born on 28 September 1883. He was a mill hand or a pin boy at a bowling alley. His family includes Masayo Kamata (wife), and Atsuko Kamata (daughter). His home address is listed as 574 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 726 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 11 Mile Camp, Hope End, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameIhachi Kamata
Custodian Identification Number14833
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceHope End, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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