Yae Kawai

Yae Kawai

She was born on 19 August 1902. She was a housewife. Her family includes Isaburo Kawai (husband), Haruo Kawai (son), and Akira Kawai (son). Her home address is listed as 18 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameYae Kawai
Custodian Identification Number11026
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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