4867: Hisako Niwatsukino

4867: Hisako Niwatsukino

Hisako Niwatsukino

She was born on 21 February 1921. She was a cannery worker employed by Butedale Cannery, Butedale, BC. Her family includes Ume Niwatsukino (mother; nee Ume Muromugi) and Tokichi Niwatsukino (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 209, Canadian Scottish Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Turin, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 21 February 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Turin, AB
C-9348 (1730-1734)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4867
Name Hisako Niwatsukino



4867: Hisako Niwatsukino


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