3429: Ihei Hirata

3429: Ihei Hirata

Ihei Hirata

He was born on 10 October 1893. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Yoshi Hirata (mother), Taurunosuke Hirata (father), Yae Hirata (wife; nee Yae Hirashima), Hatsuyo Hirata (daughter), Kazuo Hirata (son), and Haruo Hirata (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 32 2nd Road and Dyke, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 October 1893
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Coaldale, AB
Reel
C-9337 (404-476)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3429
Name Ihei Hirata

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3429: Ihei Hirata

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