Motoe Matsushita

Motoe Matsushita

He was born on 11 February 1918. He was an assistant manager employed by White Cap Sea Food Company, 333 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yoshi Matsushita (mother; nee Yoshi Nishimura) and Sundayu Matsushita (father). His home address is listed as 396 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 215 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameMotoe Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number493_xi
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceAngler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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