11927: Tokujiro Arai

11927: Tokujiro Arai

Tokujiro Arai

He was born on 25 November 1887. He was a confectionery store keeper. His family includes Kan Arai (wife; nee Kan Kawana), Takejiro Arai (son), Sumie Arai (daughter), Takashi Arai (son), Kiyoshi Arai (son), and Irene Arai [also listed as Akemi Arai] (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box No. 217, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 November 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9412 (668-818)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11927
Name Tokujiro Arai



11927: Tokujiro Arai


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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