5538: Yuichi Akune

5538: Yuichi Akune

Yuichi Akune

He was born on 3 February 1907. He was a fisherman employed by Great West Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Asano Akune (mother), Nariyoshi Akune (father), Shizuka Akune (wife; nee Shizuka Hisaoka), Roy Isao Akune (son), Daisy Sachiyo Akune (daughter), Satoru Akune (son), Misaye Akune (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 128, Trites Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB and Raymond, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 February 1907
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
Raymond, AB
Reel
C-9359 (1357-1395)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5538
Name Yuichi Akune

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5538: Yuichi Akune

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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