Nobuko Ariza

Nobuko Ariza

She was born on 1 March 1917. Her maiden name is Nobuko Yamada. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shigeru Yamada (mother; nee Shigeru Takaki), Kuwagoro Yamada (father), Miyozo Ariza (husband), Miyoko Ariza (daughter), and Kosaku Yasumatsu (step-father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Otterburne, MB.


Regularized NameNobuko Ariza
Custodian Identification Number6309
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Otterburne, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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