Tameshichi Shibata

Tameshichi Shibata

He was born on 18 February 1896. He was a logger employed by Burns & Jackson Logging Company, Wilson Creek, BC. His family includes Maki Shibata (wife), Fumiko Shibata (daughter), Hideko Shibata (daughter), Kenji Shibata (son), Shozo Shibata (son), Akio Shibata (son), Yoshiko Shibata (daughter), and Hisako Shibata (daughter). His home address is listed as Wilson Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Talor Lake, Clinton, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTameshichi
SurnameShibata
Regularized NameTameshichi Shibata
Custodian Identification Number7118
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceClinton, BC

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