Sadako Wakabayashi

Sadako Wakabayashi

She was born on 5 January 1912. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Sadako Tajima. Her family includes Kinzo Wakabayashi (husband), Sadao Wakabayashi (son), Kaoru Wakabayashi (son), Mitsuo Wakabayashi (son), Miyoko Wakabayashi (daughter), Tatsu Tajima (mother), and Ginichiro Tajima (father). Her home address is listed as Hillcrest, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameSadako Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number8229
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Hillcrest


Custodian Case Files (1)


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