Wari Uyeda

Wari Uyeda

She was born on 20 January 1895. Her maiden name is Wari Yamashita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Echi Yamashita (mother; nee Echi Takakura), Matshachi Yamashita (father), Asakichi Uyeda (husband; deceased) and Horiko Uyeda (daughter). Her home address is listed as Maker Road, Ruskin, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameWari Uyeda
Custodian Identification Number9418
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Ruskin


Custodian Case Files (1)


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