7388: Eva Nishimura

7388: Eva Nishimura

Eva Nishimura

She was born on 28 March 1924. She is also listed as Eva Kinue Nishimura. She was a housemaid employed by Mrs. Simpkins, 3636 Southwest Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Chiyo Nishimura (mother; nee Chiyo Matsumoto) and Yosojiro Nishimura [possibly Yasojiro Nishimura] (father). Her home address is listed as Fifth Avenue, Rural Route, No. 1, Hammond, BC. 3636 Southwest Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 28 March 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9374 (1073-1077)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7388
Name Eva Nishimura

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7388: Eva Nishimura

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