7624: Kiyomi Miyashita

7624: Kiyomi Miyashita

Kiyomi Miyashita

She was born on 15 January 1919. She was a cannery employee. Her family includes Yurie Miyashita (mother; nee Yurie Uyeyama) and Iwao Miyashita (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 138, No. 1 Road and Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 15 January 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Greenwood, BC
C-9375 (2195-2211)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7624
Name Kiyomi Miyashita



7624: Kiyomi Miyashita


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