Tsuruko Aura

Tsuruko Aura

She was born on 8 March 1908. Her maiden name is Tsuruko Nakanishi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Naka Nakanishi (mother; nee Naka Nakanishi), Tsusumatsu Nakanishi (father), Sankichi Aura (husband), Yoshiharu Aura (son), Shigemori Aura (son), Masato Aura (son), Kiyoshi Aura (son), and Suemi Aura (daughter). Her home address is listed as Pacific Coast Cannery House No. 12, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTsuruko
SurnameAura
Regularized NameTsuruko Aura
Custodian Identification Number5249
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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