Megumi Watte

Megumi Watte

She was born on 20 June 1923 [possibly 26 June 1923]. Her name is also listed as Megumi Mae Watte. She was a store clerk at 2751 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Fuji Watte (mother) and Comezo Watte [possibly Komezo Watte or Kamezo Watte]. Her home address is listed as 7506 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC. 2751 Main Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMegumi
SurnameWatte
Regularized NameMegumi Watte
Custodian Identification Number12293
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

Watte
NameSee also
Joe Watte
Megumi Watte

Terminology

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