Harry Kinoshita

Harry Kinoshita

He was born on 15 August 1901. His name is also listed as Harry Yoshio Kinoshita and Harry Keno. He was an engineer or auto mechanic. His family includes May Katata (mother; nee May Hirata) and George Katata (father). He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC. The file indicates that he was arrested on 18 February 1943 and spent three months at Oakalla Prison Farm.


Regularized NameHarry Kinoshita
Custodian Identification Number14154
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKamloops, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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