Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto

He was born on 12 April 1915. He was a first aid worker employed by Deep Bay Logging Company. His family includes Masutaro Sugimoto (father) and Itsuno Sugimoto (mother; nee Itsuno Tashima). He lived in Rutland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Regina.


Regularized NameHiroshi Sugimoto
Custodian Identification Number10421
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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