Shokichi Ohashi

Shokichi Ohashi

He was born on 17 September 1901. He was a sawmill worker employed by Brown Sawmills, Port Essington, BC. His family includes Mume Ohashi (wife; nee Mume Tamura), Miyo Ohashi (daughter), Tamotsu Ohashi (son), and Yukio Ohashi (son). His home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShokichi Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number13468
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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