Yoshiko Kurita

Yoshiko Kurita

She is also listed as Margaret Kurita. She was born on 6 October 1921. She was a chambermaid employed by Rancho Hotel. Her family includes Matsuji Kurita (father) and Hatsu Kurita (mother; nee Hatsu Shiraishi). Her home address is listed as 321 Hawkes Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to St. Thomas, ON.


Regularized NameYoshiko Kurita
Custodian Identification Number11454
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)St Thomas, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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