775: Rikio Nishimura

775: Rikio Nishimura

Rikio Nishimura

He was born on 12 April 1916. He was a truck driver and confectionary and tobacco store owner at 206 Main Street, Vancouver, BC [possibly Powell Bakery, 356 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC]. His family includes Tome Nishimura (mother; nee Tome Mori), and Shinzaemon Nishimura (father). His home address is listed as 206 Main Street, Vancouver, BC and 201 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Petawawa, ON; Pigeon River Timber Company, Neys, ON; 3488 Colonial Avenue, Montreal, QC and 3635 Lorne Crescent Avenue, Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 April 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Petawawa, ON
Neys, ON
Montreal, QC
Montreal, QC
C-9311 (1366-1404)
Type Person
Custodian Number 775
Name Rikio Nishimura
Not Before: 03 April 1942
Not After: 26 September 1947



775: Rikio Nishimura


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Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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