13287: Hidekichi Shirakawa

13287: Hidekichi Shirakawa

Hidekichi Shirakawa

He was born on 8 April 1902. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Mill, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ke Shirakawa (mother; nee Ke Ueta), Genjiro Shirakawa (father), Tomie Hamada (wife), Teruko Shirakawa (wife), and Eiko Shirakawa (daughter). His home address is listed as 128 Gore Avenue, Vancovuer, BC. Woodfibre, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 April 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
C-9421 (2190-2199)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13287
Name Hidekichi Shirakawa



13287: Hidekichi Shirakawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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