Suyekichi Shinya

Suyekichi Shinya

He was born on 15 November 1882. He was a farm labourer. His family includes Matsu Shinya (mother; nee Maatsu Tokuchita) and Shinzaemon Shinya (faather). Mission City, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSuyekichi
SurnameShinya
Regularized NameSuyekichi Shinya
Custodian Identification Number15457
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKelowna, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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Terminology

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