Shobei Ohashi

Shobei Ohashi

He was born on 1 January 1895. He was a sawmill worker empllooyed by B.C. Fir and Cedar Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yuki Ohashi (mother; nee Yuki Wakabayashi), Shokuro Ohashi (father), Maki Ohashi (wife; nee Maki Nishimura), Noburu Ohashi (son), Tamotsu Ohashi (son), and Mitsuko Ohashi (daughter). 161 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 5, Princeton, BC and was exiled to japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameShobei Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number14273
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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