12608: Machiye Ikari

12608: Machiye Ikari

Machiye Ikari

She was born on 20 October 1921. She was a student dressmaker at Marietta Sewing School, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tsuru Ikari (mother; nee Tsuru Kariya) and Rokumatsu Ikari (father). Her home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 October 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9416 (826-828)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12608
Name Machiye Ikari



12608: Machiye Ikari


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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