15610: Bokujin Kanashiro

15610: Bokujin Kanashiro

Bokujin Kanashiro

He was born on 15 December 1898. He was a cook’s helper. His family includes Oto Kanashiro (wife), Mutsuhiro Kanashiro (son), Mutsunori Kanashiro (son), Kimiko Kanashiro (daughter), Toshio Kanashiro (son), Mihoko Kanashiro (daughter), and Susumu Kanashiro (son). Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 December 1898
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Picture Butte, AB
Locations before uprooting
Ocean Falls
C-9431 (2554-2555)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15610
Name Bokujin Kanashiro



15610: Bokujin Kanashiro


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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