Eiichi Sumi

Eiichi Sumi

He was born on 5 September 1880. He was a labourer employed by Mr. Oka. His family includes Fuyuno Sumi (wife; in Japan), Akino Sumi (mother; Akino Sasaki), and Bunkichi Sumi (father). His home address is listed as 17th Avenue, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lempriere Camp, BC.


Regularized NameEiichi Sumi
Custodian Identification Number8329
Residence (after uprooting)Lempriere Camp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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