Heisuke Yamaji

Heisuke Yamaji

He was born on 1 February 1906. He was a laundry worker employed by Economy Laundry, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kimi Yamaji (wife), Heiichiro Yamaji (son), and Kazuo Yamaji (son). His home address is listed as 626 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHeisuke
SurnameYamaji
Regularized NameHeisuke Yamaji
Custodian Identification Number13965
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

Yamaji
NameSee also
Heisuke Yamaji
Heisuki Yamaji
Kimi Yamaji
Kimi Yamaji

Terminology

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