Hatsue Shikatani

Hatsue Shikatani

She was born on 3 September 1922. She is also named in the file as Dorothy Shikatani. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Tsuhjie Shikatani (mother; nee Tsujie Onishi) and Tasajiro Shikatani (father). Her home address is listed as 123 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameHatsue Shikatani
Custodian Identification Number2580
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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