Ichiye Namba

Ichiye Namba

She was born on 5 February 1913. Her maiden name is Ichiye Imamoto. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Sawa Imamoto (mother; nee Sawa Watanabe), Kunitaro Imamoto (father), Sadayoshi Namba (husband), Shizue Namba (daughter), Atsuko Namba (daughter), and Yukie Namba (daughter). Her home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameIchiye Namba
Custodian Identification Number1969
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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