6908: Kunikazu Shinohara

6908: Kunikazu Shinohara

Kunikazu Shinohara

His birth date is not listed in the file. He was a farmer who grew strawberries, black currents, rhubarb and fruit trees. His family includes Machi Shinohara (wife), Yukio Shinohara (son; at Camp Lempriere at time of file), Masuye Shinohara (daughter), Tsugio Shinohara (son), Chiyeko Shinohara (daughter), and Morio Shinohara (son). His home address is listed as 397 Sandall Road, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC [possibly]. His real estate, his home, bunk house, three packing houses, and land, was seized and sold to the Director of the Veterans’ Land Act. His other listed seized property includes his three dogs and two cats, farming equipment, berry crates, a gramophone, and household belongings.
Sex M
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9370 (1-94)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6908
Name Kunikazu Shinohara
Not Before: 01 May 1942
Not After: 13 October 1950



6908: Kunikazu Shinohara


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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