Shinichi Echigu

Shinichi Echigu

He was born on 15 October 1896. He was a gardener. His family includes Tsuru Echigu (mother; nee Tsuru Tomiye), Chozaburo Echigu (father), and Ishi Echigu (wife; nee Ishi Yamaura). 1733 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC.


Regularized NameShinichi Echigu
Custodian Identification Number14909
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKelowna, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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