Yuu Hirowatari

Yuu Hirowatari

She was born on 15 December 1900. Her maiden name is Yuu Kinshichi. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Iso Kinshichi (mother; nee Iso Okata), Tsuji Kinshichi (father), Uso Hirowatari (husband), Toshikuni Hirowatari (son), Hideaki Hirowatari (son), Fusayo Hirowatari (daughter), Satoru Hirowatari (son), Momour Hirowatari (son), Tomiye Hirowatari (daughter), and Masaharu Hirowatari (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route #1, 2844 22nd Road, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYuu Hirowatari
Custodian Identification Number7127
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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