13832: Torhichi Shimode

13832: Torhichi Shimode

Torhichi Shimode

He was born on 17 October 1910. He was a diesel engineer employed by the Nanaimo Shipyards. His family includes Umeko Shimode (wife; nee Umeko Mizitani), Harumi Shimode (son), and Mizuyo Shimode (daughter). Steveston, BC is listed as a former address.. He was forcibly uprooted to Blue River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 October 1910
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Blue River, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
C-9425 (1180-1199)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13832
Name Torhichi Shimode



13832: Torhichi Shimode


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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