Kyuichi Motomochi

Kyuichi Motomochi

He was born on 3 October 1890. He was a labourer employed by Hillcrest Sawmill Company, Vancouver Island, BC. His family includes Yosokichi Motomochi (father), and Fusa Motomochi (wife; nee Fusa Kinoshita; deceased). His home address is listed as 463 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sicamous, BC.


Regularized NameKyuichi Motomochi
Custodian Identification Number5918
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sicamous, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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