1086: Taro Nishimura

1086: Taro Nishimura

Taro Nishimura

He was born on 4 March 1907. He was a mill hand employed by Sproat Lake Lumber Company Limited, Kleecoot, BC. His family members are Masuya Nishimura (father; in Japan), Yone Nishimura (mother; nee Yone Hayashi; deceased at the time of this file), Hino Nishimura (wife; nee Hino Kitagawa; in Japan), Masatsugu Nishimura born on 20 April 1933 (son; in Japan), and Masae Nishimura born 20 May 1936 (daughter; in Japan). He lived in a Company Bunkhouse in Kleecoot, BC owned by Sproat Lumber Company Limited, and was forcibly uprooted to 5828 10th Avenue, Rosemount, Montreal, Quebec. There is no seized property mentioned in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 March 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Reel
C-9315 (948-953)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1086
Name Taro Nishimura
Dates
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 13 December 1943

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1086: Taro Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
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