Yoshiteru Higashi

Yoshiteru Higashi

He was born on 26 September 1920. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Natsuyo Higashi (mother; nee Natsuyo Yamasaki), and Harunobu Higashi (father). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farm, BC.


Regularized NameYoshiteru Higashi
Custodian Identification Number8225
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff Farm, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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