4738: Genji Shoji

4738: Genji Shoji

Genji Shoji

He was born on 27 September 1918. 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 P.O. Box 43, 684 No. 1 Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Calgary, AB and Diamond City, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 September 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Calgary, AB
Diamond City, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9347 (1500-1510)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4738
Name Genji Shoji



4738: Genji Shoji


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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