Shinji Fukushima

Shinji Fukushima

He was born on 02 March 1923. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging, O’Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Sumiko Fukushima (mother; nee Sumiko Iwanaga) and Genzo Fukushima (father). His home address is listed as Hiland Logging No. 2, O’Brien Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Great Lakes Labor & Shipping Limited, Labor Division, Fort William, ON.


Regularized NameShinji Fukushima
Custodian Identification Number784
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Fort William, ON
Residence (before uprooting)O’Brien Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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