Tadao Yamazaki

Tadao Yamazaki

He was born on 27 October 1912. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Iso Yamazaki (mother; nee Iso Kawasaki), Isokichi Yamazaki (father), Kaneko Yamazaki (wife; nee Kaneko Uto), Sadako Yamazaki (daughter) and Takeo Yamazaki (brother). His home address is listed as North Galiano, BC. PO Box 315, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Elie, MB and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTadao Yamazaki
Custodian Identification Number1053
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Elie, MB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)North Galiano


Custodian Case Files (1)


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