Hirozo Hirose

Hirozo Hirose

He was born on 23 September 1924. His forename also appears as Hiroso. He was a deck hand and assistant shoemaker employed by his father, Tanejiro Hirose. His family includes Toku Hirose (mother; nee Toku Uyeno) and Tanejiro Hirose (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 273, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameHirozo Hirose
Custodian Identification Number1017
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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