Blanche Riddoch

Blanche Riddoch

She was born on 10 November 1919. Her name is also listed as Blanche Yoshiko Riddoch and her maiden name is Blanche Kobayashi or Blanche Yoshiko Kobayashi. She was a fruit packer. Her family includes Hiro Kobayashi (mother; nee Hiro Yanagisawa) and Denbei Kobayashi (father). She lived at Okanagan Centre, BC.


Regularized NameBlanche Riddoch
Custodian Identification Number14463
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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