4057: Masayuki Yamashita

4057: Masayuki Yamashita

Masayuki Yamashita

He was born on 16 January 1909 or 16 June 1909. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Naas River, BC. His family includes Masa Yamashita (mother; nee Masa Nishi), Kamekichi Yamashita (father), and Mitoru Yamashita (wife; nee Mitoru Ono). His home address is listed as 78 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. Box 85, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Nobleford, AB and Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 January 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Nobleford, AB
Picture Butte, AB
Reel
C-9341 (1964-1968)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4057
Name Masayuki Yamashita

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4057: Masayuki Yamashita

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