Eiji Hirota

Eiji Hirota

He was born on 31 December 1903. He was a mill worker employed by BC Pulp and Paper Company Limited. His family includes Ishii Hirota (mother; nee Ishii Higo), Hachijiro Hirota (father), Fukue Hirota (wife; nee Fukue Kaeda), and Setsuko Hirota (daughter). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameEiji Hirota
Custodian Identification Number592
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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