Mitsu Shoyama

Mitsu Shoyama

She was born on 17 August 1918. She was a student nurse employed by St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kimi Shoyama (mother; nee Kimi Wakabayashi) and Kunitaro Shoyama (father). Her home address is listed as 1056 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameMitsu Shoyama
Custodian Identification Number13216
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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