Tatsujiro Deguchi

Tatsujiro Deguchi

He was born on 25 March 1892. He was a sawmill settler employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Misa Deguchi (wife; nee Misa Kobayashi). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grindrod, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTatsujiro Deguchi
Custodian Identification Number6479
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGrindrod, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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