Yasuo Wakisaka

Yasuo Wakisaka

He was born on 16 June 1914. He was a waiter employed by New Pier Café, Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His home address is listed as 359 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC and Oakville, MB.


Regularized NameYasuo Wakisaka
Custodian Identification Number5895
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMontreal, QC
ResidenceOakville, MB


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Minoru Wakisaka
Takeji Wakisaka
Yasuo Wakisaka


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