813: Yone Shitami

813: Yone Shitami

Yone Shitami

She was born on 05 January 1906. Her maiden name is Her family includes Entaro Shitami (husband), Setsuko Shitami (daughter), Tamae Shitami (daughter), Haruo Shitami (son) and Tameichi Shitami [also known as George Shitami] (son). Her home address is listed as BA Cannery, Port Essington, BC. Port Essington, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 January 1906
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9312 (305-313)
Type Person
Custodian Number 813
Name Yone Shitami
Not Before: 03 April 1942
Not After: 24 October 1946



813: Yone Shitami


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Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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