Masayuki Kanai

Masayuki Kanai

He was born on 1 November 1919. He was a farmer employed by his mother Mrs. Kanai. His family includes Ishi Kanai (mother; nee Ishi Ishimaru), and Fukujiro Kanai (father). His home address is listed as Scott Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Homewood, MB.


Regularized NameMasayuki Kanai
Custodian Identification Number5157
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Homewood, MB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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