8078: Shin Saiga

8078: Shin Saiga

Shin Saiga

She was born on 18 January 1885. She was a housewife. Her family includes Umanosuke Saiga (husband), and Fred Saiga (son). Her home address is listed as 56 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 134 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 18 January 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
C-9379 (1620-1637)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8078
Name Shin Saiga



8078: Shin Saiga


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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