2101: Shige Koga

2101: Shige Koga

Shige Koga

She was born on 10 February 1907. Her maiden name is Shige Hattori. Her occupation is listed as “[f]armer’s [h]elp”. Her family includes Kiye Hattori (mother; nee Kiye Kusuda), Mankichi Hattori (father), Tsuneichiro Koga (husband), Machiko Koga (daughter), Masami Koga (son), and Tsuneo Koga (son). Her home address is listed as 10th Avenue, Rural Route 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Dominion City, MB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 February 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Dominion City, MB
C-9327 (289-296)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2101
Name Shige Koga



2101: Shige Koga


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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