6492: Shigeru Kiyono

6492: Shigeru Kiyono

Shigeru Kiyono

He was born on 21 November 1914. He was a lumber driver employed by The Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Kiku Kiyono (mother; nee Kiku Tsuruoka), Tokyi Kiyono (father), and Utako Kiyono (wife; nee Utako Aida). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 129, No. 13 Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 November 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
C-9365 (1383-1422)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6492
Name Shigeru Kiyono



6492: Shigeru Kiyono


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