Shiro Teramura

Shiro Teramura

He was born on 12 November 1907. He was a mill worker employed by Fernridge Lumber Company, Haney, BC. His family includes Suga Teramura (wife; nee Suga Hoyama; in Japan) and Hideo Teramura (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as 329 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, BC and Lytton, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameShiro Teramura
Custodian Identification Number14278
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Red Buck, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lytton, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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