Kin Mochizuki

Kin Mochizuki

She was born on 30 January 1906. Her maiden name is Kin Saito. She was a farmer. Her family includes Roku Saito (mother; nee Roku Kobayshi), Kikujiro Saito (father), Nisa Mochizuki (husband), Kikuye Mochizuki (daughter), Yoshio Mochizuki (son), Tomiye Mochizuki (daughter), and Takako Mochizuki (daughter). Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKin Mochizuki
Custodian Identification Number15476
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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