Hamako Deguchi

Hamako Deguchi

She was born on 25 May 1917. Her maiden name is Hamako Nakagawa. Her family includes Fuji Nakagawa (mother; nee Fuji Namura), Masojiro Nakagawa (father), Genichi Deguchi (husband), and Herbert Deguchi (son). Cumberland, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Salmon Arm, BC.


Regularized NameHamako Deguchi
Custodian Identification Number15051
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Salmon Arm, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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