Nisa Mochizuki

Nisa Mochizuki

He was born on 11 March 1903. He was a farmer. His family includes Sayo Mochizuki (mother; nee Sayo Hara), Yonetaro Mochizuki (father), Kin Mochizuki (wife; nee Kin Saito), Kikuye Mochizuki (daughter), Yoshio Mochizuki (son), Tomiye Mochizuki (daughter), and Takako Mochizuki (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Port Haney, BC (21st Avenue). He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameNisa Mochizuki
Custodian Identification Number6986
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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