Jiro Yamasaki

Jiro Yamasaki

He was born on 19 August 1922. He was a student at Queen Elizabeth High School, Surrey, BC. His family includes Hideno Yamasaki (mother; nee Hideno Hamanawara) and Shimanosuke Yamasaki (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Lake, BC.


Regularized NameJiro Yamasaki
Custodian Identification Number10695
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRed Lake, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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