2123: Kiyemon Irie

2123: Kiyemon Irie

Kiyemon Irie

He was a gardener employed more multiple clients, including Des Brisay, 4988 Granveille Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyo Irie (mother), Ikisuke Irie (father), Koyasu Irie (wife), Teruyoshi Irie (son), Isamu Irie (son), Hiroshi Irie [also listed as James Irie] (son), Masako Irie (daughter), and Eliko Irie (daughter). His home address is listed as 8391 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Beamsville, ON.
Sex M
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Beamsville, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9327 (658-715)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2123
Name Kiyemon Irie



2123: Kiyemon Irie


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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