Sankichi Aura

Sankichi Aura

He was born on 15 August 1910. He was a seaman employed by Ucluelet Fish Company Limited, Ucluelet, BC. His family includes Makero Aura (mother), Hashimatsu Aura (father), Tsuruko Aura (wife; nee Tsuruko Nakanishi), Yoshiharu Aura (son), Shigenari Aura (son), Masato Aura (son), Kiyoshi Aura (son), Satoshi Aura (son), and Suyemi Aura (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 443, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameSankichi Aura
Custodian Identification Number3477
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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