Katsumi Kawamura

Katsumi Kawamura

He was born on 24 November 1914. He was a mill worker. His family includes Tami Kawamura (mother) and Tatsutaro Kawamura (father). Ocean Falls, BC and 313 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 1, Princeton, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameKatsumi Kawamura
Custodian Identification Number15539
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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