Shigeru Kadonaga

Shigeru Kadonaga

He was born on 23 August 1896. He was a carpenter and boat builder employed by Shingle Bay Packing Company. His family includes Akino Kadonaga (mother; nee Akino Nakamura), Ikujiro Kadonaga (father), Onami Kadonaga (wife; nee Onami Matsushita), Masuo Kadonaga (son), Shunpei Kadonaga [possibly Shiunpe Kadonaga] (son), and Nitsuko Kadonaga (daughter). His home address is listed as Mayne Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Magrath, AB.

Metadata

ForenameShigeru
SurnameKadonaga
Regularized NameShigeru Kadonaga
Custodian Identification Number5498
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMagrath, AB

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