2298: Saichi Shinmoto

2298: Saichi Shinmoto


He was born on 20 March 1893. He was a fruit farmer. His family includes Hisayo Shinmoto (wife), Shigeo Shinmoto (son), Tokiye Shinmoto (daughter), Mikio Shinmoto (son), Harumi Shinmoto (daughter), Shizuko Kishita (daughter; nee Shizuko Shinmoto), and Yoshiyuki Shinmoto (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 March 1893
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
C-9328 (1260-1315)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2298
Name Saichi Shinmoto



2298: Saichi Shinmoto


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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