Sumiye Yano

Sumiye Yano

She was born on 1 February 1904. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kumayo Fujioka (mother), Mutsukiyo Yano (husband), Saburo Yano (son), Masaru Yano (son), Fumiko Yano (daughter), Noboru Yano (son), and Hiroshi Yano (son). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSumiye Yano
Custodian Identification Number4553
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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