Masaharu Shin

Masaharu Shin

He was born on 18 February 1913. He was a fisherman. His family includes Yoshi Shin (mother; nee Yoshi Teranishi), Masajiro Shin (father), and Yasue Shin (wife; nee Yasu Saki). His home address is listed as 1228 or 1238 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Port Credit, ON and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMasaharu Shin
Custodian Identification Number2402
NationalityCanadian born
ResidencePort Credit, ON
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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