4781: Hiyo Kitagawa

4781: Hiyo Kitagawa

Hiyo Kitagawa

She was born on 13 April 1916. Her family includes Natsu Nishikawa (mother; nee Natsu Shikatani), Tsunejiro Nishikawa (father), Kozo Kitagawa (husband), and Isamu Kitagawa (son). Her home address is listed as 17th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB. She was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 13 April 1916
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Coaldale, AB
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9347 (2188-2193)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4781
Name Hiyo Kitagawa



4781: Hiyo Kitagawa


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