Shige Honkawa

Shige Honkawa

She was born on 01 December 1893. She was a housewife. Her family includes Suekichi Honkawa (husband), Hiroshi Honkawa (son), Fusaye Honkawa (daughter) and Takeo Honkawa (son). Her home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameShige Honkawa
Custodian Identification Number9261
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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