Kiri Kozai

Kiri Kozai

Her maiden name was Kiri Tanaka. She was born on 14 July 1896. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kanejiro Tanaka (father), Mine Tanaka (mother; nee Mine Kozai), Hyokuro Kozai (husband), Sumie Kozai (daughter), and Kuni Kozai (son). Her home address is listed as Glenmore Road, Gifford, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, Cascade, BC.


Regularized NameKiri Kozai
Custodian Identification Number9883
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Cascade, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Gifford


Custodian Case Files (1)


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