Hirotoshi Akase

Hirotoshi Akase

He was born on 21 June 1926. His family includes Kameo Akase (mother; nee Kameo Furushyo) and Hiroshi Akase (father). 132 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameHirotoshi Akase
Custodian Identification Number13399
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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