Junko Arai

Junko Arai

She was born on 9 April 1924. She was a student at Queen Elizabeth High School. Her family includes Yukie Arai (mother; nee Yukie Hirayama) and Sadakichi Arai (father). Her home address is listed as 399 Scott Road, Rural Route #1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.

Metadata

ForenameJunko
SurnameArai
Regularized NameJunko Arai
Custodian Identification Number7185
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceKaslo, BC

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Terminology

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