2132: Shoichiro Yamashita

2132: Shoichiro Yamashita

Shoichiro Yamashita

He was born on 20 October 1896. The file indicates that he formerly used the name Shoichiro Nishimoto. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Bros. Fisheries, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Haru Yamashita (mother), Shiro Yamashita (son), Ayako Yamashita (daughter), Junko Yamashita (daughter), Goro Yamashita (son), and Mutsue Yamashita (son). His home address is listed as 1529 Atlin Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, and Ontario.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 October 1896
Nationality Unknown
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9327 (811-830)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2132
Name Shoichiro Yamashita

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2132: Shoichiro Yamashita

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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