Shigetoshi Kameda

Shigetoshi Kameda

He was born on 9 March 1919. His family includes Hichisaburo Kameda (father), and Shimo Kameda (mother; nee Shimo Kibe). He lived in Port Essington, and at 1864 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameShigetoshi Kameda
Custodian Identification Number704
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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