Teruo Nezumiya

Teruo Nezumiya

He was born on 5 June 1912. He was a millworker employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Take Nezumiya (mother; nee Take Takayama), and Kuichi Nezumiya (father). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameTeruo Nezumiya
Custodian Identification Number8999
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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