5496: Heishiro Miwa

5496: Heishiro Miwa

Heishiro Miwa

He was born on 22 March 1887. He was a millhand employed by Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Tami Miwa [possibly Tame Miwa] (wife; nee Tami Tsuji or Tame Tsiji), and Hirao Miwa (son). His home address is listed as Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 March 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9359 (509-526)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5496
Name Heishiro Miwa

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5496: Heishiro Miwa

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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