Shizuye Onishi

Shizuye Onishi

She was born on 05 May 1911. She was a maid employed at Eascot Road, Capilano Estate, West Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Jukichi Onishi (father). Her home address is listed as Eascot Road, Capilano Estate, Vancouver, BC. 6942 Margarite Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to 111 Dalewood Crescent, Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameShizuye Onishi
Custodian Identification Number10555
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Hamilton, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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