Teruko Ikeda

Teruko Ikeda

She was born on 15 July 1925. She was a student at Queen Elizabeth High School. Her family includes Ayano Ikeda (mother) and Gunjiro Ikeda (father; ne Gunjiro Kado). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTeruko Ikeda
Custodian Identification Number4288
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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