Matsuye Shibata

Matsuye Shibata

She was born on 9 September 1921. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Itsuno Shibata (mother; nee Itsuno Hatanaka) and Kanematsu Shibata (father). Her home address is listed as 8821 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Hunter Siding, BC.


Regularized NameMatsuye Shibata
Custodian Identification Number10538
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceHunter Siding, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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