Sosuke Nomura

Sosuke Nomura

He was born on 26 June 1895. He is also listed as Sesuke Nomura. He was a store clerk employed by Tobaconists, 435 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tamekichi Nomura (father), Kodo Nomura [also listed as Kato Nomura or Koto Nomura] (wife; nee Kodo Yamazuchi, Kato Yamazuchi, or Koto Yamazuchi), and Isamu Nomura (son). His home address is listed as 561 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB. He was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameSosuke Nomura
Custodian Identification Number4806
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceBarnwell, AB
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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