Mitsugi Shimokura

Mitsugi Shimokura

He was born on 3 January 1904. His name is also listed as Mitsugi Harold Shimokura. He was a doctor with an office at 193 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Aya Shimokura [also listed Ayo Shimokura, Aya Esther Shimokura, and Ayo Esther Shimokura] (wife; nee Aya Ishiwara, Ayo Ishiwara, Aya Esther Ishiwara, or Ayo Esther Ishiwara) and Howard Shimokura [also listed as Howard Staru Shimokura] (son). His home address is listed as 268 North Nanaimo Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC; Raymond, AB; and Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMitsugi Shimokura
Custodian Identification Number12814
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC
ResidenceRaymond, AB
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


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