7927: Nobuko Mitsui

7927: Nobuko Mitsui

Nobuko Mitsui

She was born on 2 January 1925. Her married name is Nobuko Hamagami. She was a student dressmaker. Her family includes Haruko Mitsui (mother; nee Haruko Matsumoto), Suyenobu Mitsui [possibly Suyinobu Mitsui] (father), and Yasuo Hamagami (husband; married on January 3, 1944 in New Denver, BC). Her home address is listed as 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. 561 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 02 January 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9378 (1543-1545)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7927
Name Nobuko Mitsui



7927: Nobuko Mitsui


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