9597: Yasumatsu Nakashima

9597: Yasumatsu Nakashima

Yasumatsu Nakashima

He was born on 03 August 1905. He was a fisherman employed by Queen Charlotte Fish Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Toyo Nakashima (mother), Eikichi Nakashima (father), Miyuki Nakashima (wife; nee Miyuki Mukai), Hideko Nakashima (daughter), Chitose Nakashima (daughter), Takeshi Nakashima (son) and Aika Nakashima (daughter). His home address is listed as 236 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 August 1905
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
East Lillooet, BC
C-9392 (1794-1855)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9597
Name Yasumatsu Nakashima



9597: Yasumatsu Nakashima


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