Senkichi Miyake

Senkichi Miyake

He was born on 28 November 1884. He was a farm labourer. His family includes Kikuno Miyake [possibly Kikune Miyake] (wife; nee Kikune Yamamoto or Kikuno Yamamoto; in Japan), Shizuo Miyake (son), Yoshio Miyake (son; in Japan), Shugeichi Miyake (son; in Japan), and Kiyoko Miyake (daughter; in Japan). He lived in Duncan, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park Hospital, Vancouver, BC; possibly New Denver, BC; Sandon, BC; and Slocan, BC, where he died on 24 March 1944. No seized property is listed in the file.

Metadata

ForenameSenkichi
SurnameMiyake
Regularized NameSenkichi Miyake
Custodian Identification Number12881
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVancouver, BC

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