4957: Yoshiki Shirakawa

4957: Yoshiki Shirakawa

Yoshiki Shirakawa

He was born on 3 July 1919. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers. His family includes Hatsune Shirakawa (mother; nee Hatsune Furue) and Kiichiro Shirakawa (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 74, B.C. Packer’s, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Selkirk, MB and Port Arthur, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 July 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
East Selkirk, MB
Port Arthur, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9349 (2411-2429)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4957
Name Yoshiki Shirakawa



4957: Yoshiki Shirakawa


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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