4737: Tsunehiro Shoji

4737: Tsunehiro Shoji


He was born on 22 May 1915. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Gin Shoji (mother; nee Gin Hanazawa) and Tsunejiro Shoji (father). His home address is listed as Box 43, 684 No. 1 Road, Steveston, BC. Handfihie, BC and New Westminster, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Diamond City, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 May 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Diamond City, AB
C-9347 (1480-1499)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4737
Name Tsunehiro Shoji



4737: Tsunehiro Shoji


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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