Genichi Deguchi

Genichi Deguchi

He was born on 3 August 1917. He was a mill hand employed by Royston Lumber Company. His family includes Misa Deguchi (mother; nee Misa Kobayashi), Tatsujiro Deguchi (father), Hamako Deguchi (wife), and Herbert Deguchi (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC.


Regularized NameGenichi Deguchi
Custodian Identification Number13312
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSalmon Arm, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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