Sachiye Tokiwa

Sachiye Tokiwa

She was born on 10 April 1925. She was a student. Her family includes Masaji Tokiwa (father) and Hiro Tokiwa (mother; nee Hiro Kawahigashi). She lived in Ocean Falls, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Beamsville, Ontario.


Regularized NameSachiye Tokiwa
Custodian Identification Number10778
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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