7852: Jinpachi Yamashita

7852: Jinpachi Yamashita

Jinpachi Yamashita

He was born on 21 August 1896. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Koun Yamashita [possibly Koiin Yamashita] (mother), Kiku Yamashita (father), Tsumae Yamashita [also listed as Tsumaye Yamashita] (wife; nee Tsumae Uyeji or Tsumaye Uyeji), Soyoka Yamashita [also listed as Soyaka Yamashita] (daughter), Kenichi Yamashita (son), and Isao Yamashita (son). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. 30 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 August 1896
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9378 (610-625)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7852
Name Jinpachi Yamashita



7852: Jinpachi Yamashita


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