Nobuko Hamazaki

Nobuko Hamazaki

She was born on 26 January 1925. She was a fish washer employed by Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. Her married name is Nobuko Fukushima. Her family includes Susumu Fukushima (husband; married on December 3, 1944), Sumi Hamazaki (mother), and Shinnojyo Hamazaki (father). Her home address is listed as Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, Ontario.


Regularized NameNobuko Hamazaki
Custodian Identification Number8377
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


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