8698: Shogo Omura

8698: Shogo Omura

Shogo Omura

He was born on 20 May 1916. He is also listed in the files as Shogo Frank Omura. He was a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company, Hammond, BC. His family includes Kiwa Omura [possibly Kiwi Omura] (mother; nee Kiwa Sakai or Kiwi Sakai), and Chiyokichi Omura [possibly Chukichi Omura] (father). His home address is listed as Powerline Road, Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 May 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9385 (805-917)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8698
Name Shogo Omura

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8698: Shogo Omura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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