Mitsuru Nishidera

Mitsuru Nishidera

Their family includes Shinpachi Nishidera (father) and Harue Nishidera (mother). They lived in Vancouver, BC. They were forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC. They were exiled to Japan in 1946.


Regularized NameMitsuru Nishidera
Custodian Identification Number15702
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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