5020: Koichi Shirakawa

5020: Koichi Shirakawa

Koichi Shirakawa

He was born on 18 June 1925. His family includes Takao Shirakawa (mother; nee Takaka Takai), and Kuichi Shirakawa (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 79, 102 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 June 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
C-9351 (1223-1227)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5020
Name Koichi Shirakawa



5020: Koichi Shirakawa


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