Robert Yahiro

Robert Yahiro

He was born on 27 September 1916. His name is also listed as Robert Kiyoshi Yahiro. He was a millhand employed by Riverside Lumber Company, Mission, BC. His family includes Kin Yahiro (mother; nee Kin Inamaru) and Takichi Yahiro (father). His home address is listed as 1006 Stave Lake, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Rocky Mountain House, AB.


Regularized NameRobert Yahiro
Custodian Identification Number2729
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (after uprooting)Rocky Mountain House, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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