Gunichi Kireto

Gunichi Kireto

He was born on 20 April 1894. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company Company Limited, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Rika Kireto (mother), Sengoro Kireto (father), Shinayo Kireto (wife; nee Shinayo Kawata), Masaichi Kireto (son), Kimiko Kireto (daughter), Shigeru Kireto (son), Sueko Kireto (daughter), and Toshio Kireto (son). His home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameGunichi Kireto
Custodian Identification Number6635
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceRosebery, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


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