Tameichi Shin

Tameichi Shin

He was born on 2 January. He was a fish camp worker employed by Green Cove Cannery, Vancouver Island BC. His family includes Jiromatsu Shin (father). His home address is listed as 251 Powell Street Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameTameichi Shin
Custodian Identification Number9912
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidencePopoff, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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