Yonezo Shinde

Yonezo Shinde

He was born on 4 June 1897. He was a millhand. His family includes Ume Shinde (mother), Sadakichi Shinde (father), Shizue Shinde (wife; nee Shizue Okuyama), Tadzuko Shinde (daughter), and Setsuko Shinde (daughter). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameYonezo Shinde
Custodian Identification Number5190
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceBridge River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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