Akio Mende

Akio Mende

He was born on 17 July 1919. He was a mill hand employed by Pulp and Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Masuno Mende (mother; nee Masuno Kusunoki) and Santaro Mende (father). His home address is listed as 21st Road, Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameAkio
SurnameMende
Regularized NameAkio Mende
Custodian Identification Number7279
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVernon, BC

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