1476: Hideyu Fukushima

1476: Hideyu Fukushima

Hideyu Fukushima

Hideyu Fukushima was born on 20 May 1899. He was a mill hand formerly employed by Sproat Lake Saw Mill, Kleecoot, BC. His family includes Kimi Fukushima (mother; deceased at time of file), Tetsutaro Fukushima (father; deceased at time of file), and Asae Fukushima (wife; nee Asae Hirakawa). His home address is listed as 973 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC, and New Denver, BC. His listed seized property includes his home at 973 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC, which was sold to Elmer Alvin Oxton and Sarah Oxton, a Kodak Camera, Pocket #1 Series #2, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1899
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9320 (253-330)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1476
Name Hideyu Fukushima
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 18 June 1947



1476: Hideyu Fukushima


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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