11284: Miyako Murata

11284: Miyako Murata

Miyako Murata

Her maiden name was Miyako Kinoshita. She was born on 30 April 1913. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masutaro Kinoshita (father), Mine Kinoshita (mother; nee Mine Higashi), Tadao Murata (husband), Masuo Murata (son), Toyoko Murata (daughter), and Ritsuko Murata (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1726 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 30 April 1913
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (739-751)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11284
Name Miyako Murata



11284: Miyako Murata


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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