4575: Shizuka Irizawa

4575: Shizuka Irizawa

Shizuka Irizawa

She was born on 5 March 1900. She was a housewife. Her family includes Teru Ota (mother; nee Teru Nakano), Eijiro Ota (father), Sawaichi Irizawa (husband), Kuniko Irizawa (daughter), Haruko Irizawa (daughter), Tamako Irizawa (daughter), Masaaki Irizawa (son), and Sachiko Irizawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Kamloops, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 05 March 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Kamloops, BC
Locations before uprooting
Fanny Bay
C-9345 (1139-1201)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4575
Name Shizuka Irizawa



4575: Shizuka Irizawa


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