Kazuo Yonemura

Kazuo Yonemura

He was born on 18 February 1923. He was a millhand employed by Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Kayo Yonemura (mother; nee Kayo Hagiwara; deceased), and Senzo Yonemura (father). His home address is listed as Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sicamous, BC.


Regularized NameKazuo Yonemura
Custodian Identification Number5352
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Sicamous, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)


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