13680: Hiroshi Kawai

13680: Hiroshi Kawai

Hiroshi Kawai

He was born on 14 May 1932. His family includes Tanizo Kawai [possibly Tanezo Kawai] (father). He lived in Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 May 1932
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9424 (495-498)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13680
Name Hiroshi Kawai



13680: Hiroshi Kawai


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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