297: Hidehiko Shirakawa

297: Hidehiko Shirakawa

Hidehiko Shirakawa

He was born on 6 December 1885. He was a logger employed by Simon Sound Logging Company. His family includes Take Shirakawa (mother), Tometaro Shirakawa (father), and Kuno Shirakawa (mother). His home address is listed as 395 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River Camp, Blue River, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 December 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Blue River, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9305 (1633-1637)
Type Person
Custodian Number 297
Name Hidehiko Shirakawa
Not Before: 15 March 1942
Not After: 29 March 1947



297: Hidehiko Shirakawa


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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