Hideo Wakabayashi

Hideo Wakabayashi

He was born on 19 April 1924. He was a fisherman employed by Anglo British Columbia Packing Company. His family includes Kino Wakabayashi (mother; nee Kino Kobayashi) and Yokichi Wakabayashi (father). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and Monte Lake, BC.


Regularized NameHideo Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number2182
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Monte Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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