Shizue Nishijima

Shizue Nishijima

She was born on 15 December 1909. She is also listed as Shizue Yamagishi. She was a houseworker. Her family includes Moki Nishijima (mother; nee Moki Sakamoto), Genzo Nishijima (father), Yajiro Yamagishi (husband; married in 1943), Shigeo Nishijima (former husband), Richard Nishijima [also listed as Suneo Nishijima] (son), William Nishijima [also listed as Shigetada Nishijima] (son), Kiyoto Nishijima (son), Sachiko Yamagishi (daughter; born in 1943 in Taber, AB). Her home address is listed as 1021 Auckland Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameShizue Nishijima
Custodian Identification Number4922
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


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