9400: Masashi Shin

9400: Masashi Shin

Masashi Shin

He was born on 21 November 1921. He was a(n) farm and millhand employed by Zentaro Sidney Shin. His family includes Yeda Shin (mother; nee Yeda Ogura) and Zentaro Shin [also listed as Sidney Shin] (father). His home address is listed as 258, 28th Avenue, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Chatham, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 November 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Chatham, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9391 (980-985)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9400
Name Masashi Shin



9400: Masashi Shin


Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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