Mitsu Yamazaki

Mitsu Yamazaki

She was born on 15 October 1892. Her surname also appears as Yamazaki, but her signature is Yamasaki. Her maiden name is Mitsu Uchiyama. Her family includes Sato Uchiyama (mother), Matsutaro Uchiyama (father), Yoshizo Yamasaki (husband), and Isao Yamasaki (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 7, River Road, Pitt Meadows, BC and Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Chabot Elie, MB and she was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameMitsu Yamazaki
Custodian Identification Number3691
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Chabot Elie, MB
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Pitt Meadows
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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