Yoshitaka Teranishi

Yoshitaka Teranishi

He was born on 11 March 1914. He was a fisherman. His family includes Yoshi Shin (mother; nee Yoshi Teranishi), Masayusa Shin (father), Masuye Teranishi (wife), and Satomi Teranishi (daughter). His home address is listed as 1212 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameYoshitaka Teranishi
Custodian Identification Number1072_xi
NationalityCanadian born
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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