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522nd Field Artillery Battalion
Ed Ichiyama was born in Honolulu, HI on July 18, 1923. His father was a barber and his mother was a housewife who occasionally helped his father with cutting hair.
Ichiyama attended McKinley High School and worked in the Hawaiian shipyards prior to volunteering to serve in the military. He joined the 522nd C Battery on March 1943 and worked in the gun section crew as a forward observer.
Ichiyama currently lives in Honolulu, HI. He has three sons and two grandchildren.
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