800: Toshio Machida

800: Toshio Machida

Toshio Machida

He was born on 23 March 1908 . His name is also listed as Harry Machida. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Mill Bay Cannery, BC. His family includes Umeno Machida [also listed as Ume Machida] (wife; nee Umeno Kido or Ume Kido), Jane Sumiko Machida (daughter), Elaine Kozue Machida (daughter), Ume Machida (mother; nee Ume Nishiyama), Taichi Machida (father). His home address is listed as Mill Bay, Naas River, BC. Mill Bay, Naas River, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 23 March 1908
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
C-9311 (2061-2083)
Type Person
Custodian Number 800
Name Toshio Machida
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 16 October 1944



800: Toshio Machida


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Marina de Souza
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