Willbert Kuwabara

Willbert Kuwabara

He was born on 12 July 1921. He is also listed as Willbert Takeo Kuwabara. He was a mill hand formerly employed by Bloedel, Stewart & Welch, Port Alberni, BC. His family includes Shigeru Kuwabara (mother) and Bumpei Kuwabara (father). His home address is listed as 540 Dunedin Street, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Islington, ON and Hamilton, ON.

Metadata

ForenameWillbert
SurnameKuwabara
Regularized NameWillbert Kuwabara
Custodian Identification Number2012
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceIslington, ON
ResidenceHamilton, ON

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