1181: Tatsunosuke Shibata

1181: Tatsunosuke Shibata

Tatsunosuke Shibata

Shibata was born on 28 March 1892. He changed his last name from Nagata (Tatsunosuke Nagata) to Shibata. He was a fish collector. His family includes Matsue Nagata (mother; in Japan), Chiyokichi, Nagata (father), Fuji Tatsunosuke (wife), Takanori Tatsunosuke (son), Fumiyo Tatsunosuke (daughter), and Tsuyoshi Tatsunosuke (son). He lived at Great West Cannery, Steveston, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Sanford, MB, and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946. His listed seized property includes: boat “Kosue #2”; carpentry tools; household belongings; gramophone and records; kimonos; garden tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 March 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sanford, MB
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
C-9316 (42-73)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1181
Name Tatsunosuke Shibata
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 09 September 1946



1181: Tatsunosuke Shibata


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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