Tameichi Koyama

Tameichi Koyama

He was born on 12 October 1903. He was a shingle cutter employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company, Suicide Creek, BC. His family includes Yoshiko Koyama (wife; in Japan), Fujikazu Koyama (son; in Japan), and Shigeru Koyama (son; in Japan). He lived in Dewdney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and exiled to Japan 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameTameichi Koyama
Custodian Identification Number10142
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Dewdney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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