Motomatsu Terashita

Motomatsu Terashita

He was born on 2 February 1874. He was a retired farmer. His family includes Yone Terashita (wife; deceased). His home address is listed as 320 1/2 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMotomatsu Terashita
Custodian Identification Number244
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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