Bunkichi Kurahashi

Bunkichi Kurahashi

He was born on 24 October 1889. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kameno Kurahashi [also listed as Kamino Kurahashi] (wife; nee Kameno Mio or Kamino Mio; in Japan), Yukio Kurahashi (son; in Japan), Matsuko Kurahashi (daughter; in Japan), and Akio Kurahashi (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. P.O. Box 244, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Cambie Siding, BC and Giscome, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameBunkichi Kurahashi
Custodian Identification Number4086
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Cambie Siding, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Giscome, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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