Kazuo Hirata

Kazuo Hirata

He was born on 10 December 1923. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Yae Hirata (mother; nee Yae Hirashima) and Ihei Hirata (father). His home address is listed as No. 2 and Dyke Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Smith Farms, PO Box 229, Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKazuo Hirata
Custodian Identification Number1033
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSmith Farms, PO
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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