Tatsu Hirose

Tatsu Hirose

She was born on 13 April 1897. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kiye Nakagawa (mother; nee Kiye Kawasaki), Joromatsu Nakagawa (father), Nobujiro Hirose (husband; deceased), and Fumiko Hirose (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 3, Cloverdale, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameTatsu Hirose
Custodian Identification Number4923
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Cloverdale


Custodian Case Files (1)


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