Yoshizo Yamasaki

Yoshizo Yamasaki

He was born on 17 July 1884. His surname also appears as Yamazaki, but his signature is Yamasaki. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Yosu Yamasaki (mother), Tomihei Yamasaki (father), Mitsu Yamasaki (wife; nee Mitsu Uchiyama), and Isao Yamasaki (son). His home address is listed as River Road, Pitt Meadows, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eustache, MB and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameYoshizo Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number3689
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Eustache, MB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Pitt Meadows


Custodian Case Files (1)


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