Akiyoshi Furuya

Akiyoshi Furuya

He was born on 6 September 1913. He was a logger employed by Fanning and Dryberg Company, Allison Harbour, BC. His family includes Haruo Furuya (mother; nee Haruo Yokoyama) and Hisakichi Furuya (father). His home address is listed as the corner of Wood Street and Salter Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Belle River, ON.


Regularized NameAkiyoshi Furuya
Custodian Identification Number444
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Belle River, ON
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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