844: Shiro Matsushita

844: Shiro Matsushita

Shiro Matsushita

He was born on 03 October 1917. He was a fisherman employed by Cassiar Packing Company, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kirie Matsushita (mother; nee Kirie Tamaishi) and Yahe Matsushita (father). His home address is listed as Cassiar Packing Company, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 October 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Eatonville, ON
C-9312 (1180-1187)
Type Person
Custodian Number 844
Name Shiro Matsushita
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 28 June 1946



844: Shiro Matsushita


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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