George Hirasawa

George Hirasawa

He was born on 1 December 1922. He is also listed as George Herbert Hirasawa. He was a farmer employed by his father. His family includes Yoshi Hirasawa (mother; nee Yoshi Yoshituse) and Takejiro Hirasawa (father). His home address is listed as 325 Sandell Road, New Westminster, BC. Sandell Road, Rural Route, o. 4, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameGeorge
SurnameHirasawa
Regularized NameGeorge Hirasawa
Custodian Identification Number4119
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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