Hideko Arai

Hideko Arai

She was born on 30 October 1925. Her name is also listed as Hideko Lily Arai. She was a student at John Oliver High School. Her family includes Yu Arai (mother; nee Yu Kanoke) and Mozaemon Arai (father). Her home address is listed as 5325 David Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHideko Arai
Custodian Identification Number13128
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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