Ryushin Koyanagi

Ryushin Koyanagi

He was born on 06 August 1916. He was a fisherman employed by BC Packers Limited, Terra Nova, BC. His family includes Tsuru Koyanagi (mother; nee Tsuru Hasuo) and Otohachi Koyanagi (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route No.1, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC; Sandon, BC; Angler, ON; Petawawa, ON; and Camp 78, Pigeon Timber Company Limited, Neys, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameRyushin Koyanagi
Custodian Identification Number484_xi
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
ResidenceSandon, BC
ResidenceAngler, ON
ResidencePetawawa, ON
ResidenceNeys, ON
LabelExiled to Japan


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