Yukiko Matsui

Yukiko Matsui

However, the file also lists her as being a Japanese national citizen. She was born on 02 January 1920. Her maiden name is Yukiko Iku. No occupation is listed in the file but it lists her husband as being a hotel keeper. Her family includes Ito Yamada (mother), Iku Uda (father), Masayuki Matsui [possibly Masayoshi Matsui] (husband), and Karol Koyo Matsui (daughter). She is listed as having lived in Salmon Arm, BC and at 445 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC; she was forcibly uprooted to Notch Hill, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.


Regularized NameYukiko Matsui
Custodian Identification Number12891
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNotch Hill, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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