999: Toichiro Aoki

999: Toichiro Aoki

Toichiro Aoki

He was born on 25 July 1899. He was a self-employed cleaner and presser at Cherry Cleaners, 1319 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiku Aoki (mother; nee Chiku Kumita), Sadakichi Aoki (father), Matsuye Aoki (wife), Toshiro Aoki (son), Hiroshi Aoki (son), and Masaru Aoki (son). His home address is listed as 1319 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC; PO Box 638, Vernon, BC; and Solsqua, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 July 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Vernon, BC
Solsqua, BC
Reel
C-9314 (447-478)
Type Person
Custodian Number 999
Name Toichiro Aoki
Dates
Not Before: 03 April 1942
Not After: 29 October 1945

Metadata

Title

999: Toichiro Aoki

Credits

Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Ophelie Alvaro
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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