Yoshichi Shin

Yoshichi Shin

He was born on 14 March 1906. He was a logger employed by Dumaresq Brothers Limited, Allison Harbour, BC. His family includes Yui Shin (mother; nee Yui Nishimura), Hanjiro Shin (father) and Ritsuko Shin (wife). His home address is listed as Dumaresq Camp, Allison Harbour, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Falkland, BC; PO Box 133, Kamloops, BC; Gosnell B-18 Work Camp, Gosnell, BC and Work Camp B-19, Lempriere, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYoshichi
SurnameShin
Regularized NameYoshichi Shin
Custodian Identification Number1040
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceFalkland, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC
ResidenceGosnell, BC
ResidenceLempriere, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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