Masanobu Arai

Masanobu Arai

He was born on 28 March 1921. He was a millworker employed by Woodfibre Pulp & Paper Mills, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Yu Arai (mother; nee Yu Kanoke), and Mozaemon Arai (father). His home address is listed as 5325 David Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMasanobu
SurnameArai
Regularized NameMasanobu Arai
Custodian Identification Number3802
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

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