Naka Murata

Naka Murata

Her maiden name was Naka Tsunokawa. She was born on 21 August 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Otaya Tsunokawa (father), Chie Tsunokawa (mother; nee Chie Yamada), Yoshiyuki Murata (husband), Yoshio Murata (son), Yukio Murata (son), Fumiko Murata (daughter), Chieko Murata (daughter), Takao Murata (son), and Ayako Murata (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1742 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameNaka Murata
Custodian Identification Number10980
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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