Shime Omura

Shime Omura

She was born on 7 May 1914. Her family includes Kiwa Omura [possibly Kiwi Omura] (mother; nee Kiwa Sakai or Kiwi Sakai), and Chiyokichi Omura [possibly Chukichi Omura] (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShime Omura
Custodian Identification Number8700
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


Custodian Case Files (1)


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