Masako Nakatsuka

Masako Nakatsuka

She was born on 15 October 1918. Her married name is Masako Fukushima. She was a cannery worker employed by Nelson Bros, New Westminster, BC. Her family includes Hide Nakatsuka (mother; nee Hide Nakano), Shigetaro Nakatsuka (father), and Tsugio Fukushima (husband). Her home address is listed as 47 Richmond Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameMasako Nakatsuka
Custodian Identification Number6757
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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