Wataru Sarayama

Wataru Sarayama

He was born on 6 December 1895. He was a mill hand. His family includes Misae Sarayama (wife; nee Misae Kikuchi), Yasujiro Sarayama (father), Konae Sarayama (mother), and Masakazu Sarayama (son). He lived in Red Gap, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.

Metadata

ForenameWataru
SurnameSarayama
Regularized NameWataru Sarayama
Custodian Identification Number11766
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB

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