2608: Emiko Nishibata

2608: Emiko Nishibata

Emiko Nishibata

She was born on 5 October 1924. She was a cannery worker employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Suye Nishibata (mother; nee Suye Osawa) and Yosojiro Nishibata (father). Her home address is listed as 86 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Emerson, MB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 October 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Emerson, MB
Reel
C-9330 (565-567)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2608
Name Emiko Nishibata

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2608: Emiko Nishibata

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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