Masato Yonekura

Masato Yonekura

He was born on 20 December 1912. He was a cook employed at Chanticleer Lunch (No. 2 National Lunch), Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Hone Yonekura (mother; nee Hone Hirata), Montaro Yonekura (father), and Eiko Yonekura (wife; nee Eiko Hirayama). His home address is listed as 509 Carrell Street, Vancouver, BC. 22 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Griffin Lake, BC and Brampton, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMasato
SurnameYonekura
Regularized NameMasato Yonekura
Custodian Identification Number2679
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGriffin Lake, BC
ResidenceBrampton, ON

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