Etsu Omatsu

Etsu Omatsu

She was born on 8 August 1914. She was a housekeeper. Her family includes Torazo Omatsu (husband), Sanjiro Nishimura (father), and Ine Nishimura (mother; nee Ine Yada). Her home address is listed as 359 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Notch Hill, BC.


Regularized NameEtsu Omatsu
Custodian Identification Number10419
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNotch Hill, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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