Shosaku Ohashi

Shosaku Ohashi

He was born on 20 April 1896. He was a sawmill worker. His family includes Uta Ohashi (wife; nee Uta Hashimoto; in Japan), and Giichi Ohashi (adopted son; in Japan). Port Essington, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameShosaku Ohashi
Custodian Identification Number13974
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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