3433: Gengi Terashima

3433: Gengi Terashima

Gengi

He was born on 20 May 1889. His name is also listed in the file as Genji Terashima. He was a fisherman employed by Imperial Cannery Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shin Tershima (mother; nee Shin Shiyohara), Mieko Terashima (wife; nee Mieko Tanaka), and Akira Terashima (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 420. Steveston. BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
Reel
C-9337 (516-614)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3433
Name Gengi Terashima

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3433: Gengi Terashima

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