5877: Mitsue Nakatsu

5877: Mitsue Nakatsu

Mitsue Nakatsu

She was born on 1 October 1917. Her maiden name is Mitsue Yoshida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Naka Yoshida (mother; nee Naka Matsuba), Toyotaro Yoshida (father), Kunjiro Nakatsu (husband), and Kiyoko Nakatsu (daughter). Her home address is listed as Burrard Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 01 October 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
C-9362 (707-722)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5877
Name Mitsue Nakatsu



5877: Mitsue Nakatsu


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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