Tajiro Mochizuki

Tajiro Mochizuki

He was born on 10 May 1899. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Mine Mochizuki (mother; nee Mine Yoshida), Mantaro Mochizuki (father), Fumiye Mochizuki (wife), Mutsuko Mochizuki (daughter), Shizuko Mochizuki (daughter), Ritsuko Mochizuki (daughter), Ayako Mochizuki (daughter), and Toshi Mochizuki (son). His home address is listed as Alexander Road, Rural Route No. 1, Milner, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTajiro Mochizuki
Custodian Identification Number8650
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Milner


Custodian Case Files (1)


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