5806: Shizuka Higashi

5806: Shizuka Higashi

Shizuka Higashi

He was born on 18 May 1920. He was a labourer employed by Canadian Colliers, Dunsmir Company Limited, Union Bay, BC. His family includes Tayu Higashi (mother; nee Tayu Fukai), and Shiguchi Higashi (father). His home address is listed as Union Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 18 May 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9361 (2485-2488)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5806
Name Shizuka Higashi



5806: Shizuka Higashi


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