Haruye Tasaka

Haruye Tasaka

She was born on 30 March 1920. She was a dressmaking apprentice. Her family includes Yukiyo Tasaka [possibly Yukiye Tasaka] (mother; nee Yukiyo Uchiyama or Yukiye Uchiyama), and Jimpe Tasaka [possibly Jimpei Tasaka] (father). Her home address is listed as Riverside Road, Surrey, BC and 875 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Emerson, MB.


Regularized NameHaruye Tasaka
Custodian Identification Number6170
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Emerson, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Surrey
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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