Shima Konishi

Shima Konishi

She was born on 25 January 1905. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masanosuke Ikenaga (father), Ito Ikenaga (mother), Sanuemon Konishi (husband), Kinuyo Konishi (daughter), Hideo Konishi (son), Teruyo Konishi (daughter; in Japan). She lived in Ocean Falls, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameShima Konishi
Custodian Identification Number10796
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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