5100: Yoshihiro Shigematsu

5100: Yoshihiro Shigematsu

Yoshihiro Shigematsu

He was born on 6 April 1920. He was a self-employed florist, 348 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ritsu Shigematsu (mother; nee Ritsu Takayama), and Manikichi Shigematsu (father). His home address is listed as 348 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 April 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9352 (829-842)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5100
Name Yoshihiro Shigematsu



5100: Yoshihiro Shigematsu


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