Yuriko Deshima

Yuriko Deshima

Her maiden name was Yuriko Kato. She was born on 4 June 1922. She was a student. Her family includes John Deshima [also listed as Ichio Deshima] (husband), Guntaro Kato (father), Kikue Kato (mother; nee Kikue Miyahara). Her home address is listed as 1138 Balfour Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYuriko Deshima
Custodian Identification Number11025
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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