697: Yonezo Nishihama

697: Yonezo Nishihama

Yonezo Nishihama

He was born on 27 May 1887. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes En Nishihama (mother), Chotaro Nishihama (father), and Yoshie Nishihama (wife; nee Yoshie Yamagata). His home address is listed as PO Box Number 55, Brechin Road, Nanaimo, BC. 425 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Meggitt Farm, Grand Forks, BC . He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 May 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9310 (853-884)
Type Person
Custodian Number 697
Name Yonezo Nishihama
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 20 January 1946



697: Yonezo Nishihama


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