5791: Yayoi Nishimura

5791: Yayoi Nishimura

Yayoi Nishimura

He was born on 6 December 1922. He was a cannery worker employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Sumie Nishimura (mother; nee Sumie Yamaguchi), and Sagoro Nishimura (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 168, House No. 32. Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 December 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9361 (2339-2343)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5791
Name Yayoi Nishimura



5791: Yayoi Nishimura


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