Gen Mochizuki

Gen Mochizuki

She was born on 23 January 1906. Her maiden name is Gen Ohashi. Her occupation is listed as “Housewife and Farmer’s Help”. Her family includes Chie Ohashi (mother; nee Chie Tanaka), Tatsujiro Ohashi (father), Sozo Mochizuki (husband), Yasuko Mochizuki (daughter), Shozo Mochizuki (son), Sachia Mochizuki (daughter), Susumu Mochizuki (son), Kiyoshi Mochizuki (son), Rieko Mochizuki (daughter), and Misako Mochizuki (daughter). Her home address is listed as 21st Avenue, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameGen Mochizuki
Custodian Identification Number7078
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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