6755: Sumie Arai

6755: Sumie Arai

Sumie Arai

She was born on 24 May 1917. Her family includes Kan Arai (mother), and Takejiro Arai (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 217, 99 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 24 May 1917
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9368 (1777-1782)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6755
Name Sumie Arai



6755: Sumie Arai


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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