Hatsue Kodama

Hatsue Kodama

She was born on 1 May 1917. Her family includes Imayo Oda (mother), Tokuo Kodama (husband), Takeyoshi Kodama (son), and Yukie Kodama (daughter). Her father’s given name is Sanjiro [possibly Sanjiso]. Her home address is listed as Grand Avenue, Mission City, BC. P.O. Box 126, Mission, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Nobleford, AB. She was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameHatsue Kodama
Custodian Identification Number4329
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Nobleford, AB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Mission City


Custodian Case Files (1)


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