Torhichi Shimode

Torhichi Shimode

He was born on 17 October 1910. He was a diesel engineer employed by the Nanaimo Shipyards. His family includes Umeko Shimode (wife; nee Umeko Mizitani), Harumi Shimode (son), and Mizuyo Shimode (daughter). Steveston, BC is listed as a former address.. He was forcibly uprooted to Blue River, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameTorhichi Shimode
Custodian Identification Number13832
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceBlue River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


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Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Toraichi Shimode
Torhichi Shimode


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