6103: Tatsuye Motomura

6103: Tatsuye Motomura

Tatsuye Motomura

She was born on 10 April 1922. Her family includes Jiki Motomura (mother; nee Jiki Yamasaki), and Torahiko Motomura (father). Her home address is listed as River Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 April 1922
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9364 (154-158)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6103
Name Tatsuye Motomura



6103: Tatsuye Motomura


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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