3924: Ryohei Yoshida

3924: Ryohei Yoshida

Ryohei Yoshida

He was born on 11 June 1892. He was a carpenter employed by Nanaimo Shipyard, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Kiye Yoshida (wife; nee Kiye Saito) and Tomo Yoshida (daughter). His home address is listed as House No. 21, Burrard Cannery, Steveston, BC. 1527 Fifth Avenue North, Vancouver, BC and 437 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB and Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 June 1892
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9340 (1210-1213)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3924
Name Ryohei Yoshida

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3924: Ryohei Yoshida

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