Moichiro Tonomura

Moichiro Tonomura

He was born on 21 March 1898. He was a farmer. His family includes Kuni Tonomura (mother; nee Kuni Yamamura), Senjiro Tonomura (father), Tsuma Tonomura (wife; nee Tsuma Okuno), George Tonomura (son), Betty Tonomura (daughter), Gene Tonomura (daughter), and John Tonomura (son). His home address is listed as Wren Road, Mission District, BC. He was interned at Internment Camp 101, Angler, ON before being exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameMoichiro Tonomura
Custodian Identification Number1111_xi
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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