Fukutaro Hirai

Fukutaro Hirai

He was born on 19 August 1911. He was a grocer at Barclay Grocery. His family includes Hatsue Hirai (wife; nee Hatsue Sakata), Kisaku Hirai (father), Ai Hirai (mother; nee Ai Mizuno), and Kimiko Hirai (daughter). His home address is listed as 285 Heatly Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameFukutaro Hirai
Custodian Identification Number11459
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Winnipeg, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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