Jack Shikatani

Jack Shikatani

He was born on 24 May 1923. His name is also listed as Sadao Jack Shikatani. He was a mill worker employed by Pacific Mills Company Limited, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Kiku Shikatani (mother), Hisajiro Shikatani (father), and Fred Shikatani (brother). His home address is listed as Ocean Falls, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Leaverleigh Farm, Port Credit, ON.


Regularized NameJack Shikatani
Custodian Identification Number1811
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Port Credit, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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