2392: Masaighi Shinya

2392: Masaighi Shinya

Masaighi Shinya

He was born on 27 April 1921. He was a fisherman employed by Sunnyside Cannery, B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kitayo Shinya (mother; nee Kitayo Yamada) and Shinsuke Shinya (father). His home address is listed as Sunnyside Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON and Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 April 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Eatonville, ON
Montreal, QC
C-9329 (1085-1095)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2392
Name Masaighi Shinya



2392: Masaighi Shinya


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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