Hatsuye Tateishi

Hatsuye Tateishi

She was born on 14 May 1924. She was a cook’s helper employed by Mrs. Leeming, Duncan, BC. Her family includes Kikuyo Tateshi (mother; nee Kikuyo Horita), and Tomihika Tateishi (father). Her home address is listed as Duncan, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, BC.


Regularized NameHatsuye Tateishi
Custodian Identification Number8363
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBay Farms, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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