632: Monjiro Igarashi

632: Monjiro Igarashi

Monjiro Igarashi

He was born on 12 December 1890. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Seki Igarashi (mother; nee Seki Goto), Kyuzo Igarashi (father), Kimi Igarashi (wife; nee Kimi Hirata), Kiyoko Igarashi (daughter; in Japan), Kazuko Igarashi (daughter; in Japan) and Yoshioki Igarashi (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Clayoquot, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to McGillivray Falls, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 December 1890
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
McGillivray Falls, BC
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9309 (310-324)
Type Person
Custodian Number 632
Name Monjiro Igarashi
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 31 January 1947



632: Monjiro Igarashi


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
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