11672: Magoichi Nishimura

11672: Magoichi Nishimura

Magoichi Nishimura

His former name was Magoichi Natsuhara. He was born on 27 February 1905. He was a sawmill worker employed by Alberta Lumber Company. His family includes Magoroku Natsuhara (father), Miyo Natsuhara (mother; nee Miyo Sawada), Saku Nishimura (wife), and Masami Nishimura (son). His home address is listed as 332 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Boulder Creek, BC and exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 February 1905
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Boulder Creek, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Reel
C-9410 (1081-1086)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11672
Name Magoichi Nishimura

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11672: Magoichi Nishimura

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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