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Usaku Shibuta

In memory of:

Private Usaku Shibuta

January 26, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

228504

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

February 20, 1890

Son of Shiyotado and Kura Shibuta, of 814, Mushirouchi, Sekinchimura, Kasuya, Fuknoka, Japan; husband of Tomo Shibuta.

Commemorated on Page 542 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NELSON MEMORIAL PARK
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. Plot. B.4. G.13.

Location:


The cemetery is located on the corner of Caribou Street East and 9th Avenue East, and contains 40 Commonwealth War Graves from the 1914-1918 war and 2 from the 1939-1945 war.

Visiting Information
The cemetery grounds are open daily for visitation from sunrise to sunset. The cemetery office is not on site, but is open Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Japanese Canadian War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
  • Detailed view of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.

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