5678: Shunji Araki

5678: Shunji Araki

Shunji Araki

He was born on 11 July 1921. He was a millhand employed by K. Kamimura, Steelhead, BC. His family includes Tokuyo Araki (mother), and Tanekichi Araki (father; ne Tanekichi Ogawa). His home address is listed as Stave Lake Road, Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Calgary, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 July 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Calgary, AB
C-9361 (1152-1155)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5678
Name Shunji Araki



5678: Shunji Araki


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