Fred Yamakami

Fred Yamakami

He was born on 20 September 1909. He is also listed in the files as Fred Eijiro Yamakami. He was a shipper employed by R.A. Wyllie & son, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Masae Yamakami (wife; nee Masae Nomura). His home address is listed as 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Charleswood, MB and Winnipeg, MB.

Metadata

ForenameFred
SurnameYamakami
Regularized NameFred Yamakami
Custodian Identification Number5378
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCharleswood, MB
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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