6635: Gunichi Kireto

6635: Gunichi Kireto

Gunichi Kireto

He was born on 20 April 1894. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company Company Limited, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Rika Kireto (mother), Sengoro Kireto (father), Shinayo Kireto (wife; nee Shinayo Kawata), Masaichi Kireto (son), Kimiko Kireto (daughter), Shigeru Kireto (son), Sueko Kireto (daughter), and Toshio Kireto (son). His home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 April 1894
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Rosebery, BC
New Denver, BC
C-9366 (1970-1995)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6635
Name Gunichi Kireto



6635: Gunichi Kireto


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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