Mitsuye Ura

Mitsuye Ura

She was born on 22 March 1923. She was a cannery worker employed by Gilland’s Cannery, Haney, BC. Her family includes Ine Ura [possibly Sae Ura] (mother; nee Ine Ito or Sae Ito) and Tsutomu Ura (father). Her home address is listed as 10th Avenue, Haney, BC. P.O. Box 2017, Haney, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuye Ura
Custodian Identification Number4776
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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