Masako Isoshima

Masako Isoshima

She was born on 1 April 1920. She was a cannery worker at Berryland Cannery in Haney, BC. Her family includes Yaeno Isoshima (mother; nee Yaeno Horike) and Yujiro Isoshima (father). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC.


Regularized NameMasako Isoshima
Custodian Identification Number7077
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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