Kikue Nishidera

Kikue Nishidera

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


Regularized NameKikue Nishidera
Custodian Identification Number15703
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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