Ryozo Shikatani

Ryozo Shikatani

He was born on 19 February 1921. His name is also listed as Ryozo George Shikatani. He was a carpenter employed by Frank Beban Company, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Tsujie Shikatani (mother; nee Tsujie Onishi) and Tasajiro Shikatani (father). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON.


Regularized NameRyozo Shikatani
Custodian Identification Number2384
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Schreiber, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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