Kinroku Yamamura

Kinroku Yamamura

He was born on 4 December 1887. He was a sawmill worker employed by Alberta Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tsuru Yamamura (wife; nee Tsuru Higida), Suma Yamamura (mother; nee Suma Murabayashi), and Sakiyomo Yamamura (father). His home address is listed as 2412 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameKinroku Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number9789
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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