6548: Toshio Sameshima

6548: Toshio Sameshima

Toshio Sameshima

He was born on 6 December 1918. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Fujiye Sameshima (mother; nee Fujiye Yamashita), and Tomekichi Sameshima (father). His home address is listed as Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Iron Springs, AB and Turin, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 December 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Iron Springs, AB
Turin, AB
Reel
C-9365 (2430-2537)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6548
Name Toshio Sameshima

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6548: Toshio Sameshima

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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