2708: Hikosaku Nishimura

2708: Hikosaku Nishimura

Hikosaku Nishimura

He was born on 1 July 1920. He was a dry cleaner employed by Yamato Cleaners, 2881 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Torakichi Nishimura (father). His home address is listed as 2881 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Dumont, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 July 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Dumont, BC
Reel
C-9330 (1362-1370)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2708
Name Hikosaku Nishimura

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2708: Hikosaku Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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