Shigeko Nomura

Shigeko Nomura

She was born on 11 February 1919. She was a factory worker employed by Pacific Co-op Union, Hatzic, BC. Her family includes Kinu Nomura (mother; nee Kinu Nakagawa), and Yaozo Nomura (father). Her home address is listed as Lougheed Highway, Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB.


Regularized NameShigeko Nomura
Custodian Identification Number5701
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Coaldale, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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