Akira Asai

Akira Asai

He was born on 13 August 1925. He was a farmer’s help employed by Les Gilmore, No. 4 Road, Steveston, BC. His family includes Ukiko Asai (mother; nee Ukiko Nakai), and Tadakichi Asai (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, No. 4 Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Chase, BC and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameAkira
SurnameAsai
Regularized NameAkira Asai
Custodian Identification Number6248
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceChase, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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Terminology

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