Minoru Yamamura

Minoru Yamamura

He was born on 4 May 1926. He was a student studies at Kitsilano Junior High School, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tomiki Yamamura (mother; nee Tomiki Nakamura), and Yushin Yamamura (father). His home address is listed as 1529 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameMinoru Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number9825
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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