Gorosuke Mukai

Gorosuke Mukai

He was born on 29 April 1888. He was a carpenter. His family includes Kimiye Mukai [also listed as Kimi Mukai] (wife; in Japan) and Masako Mukai (daughter; in Japan). Nanaimo, BC and Port Washington, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to 11 Mile Camp, Hope, BC and Tashme, BC. He died at Tashme, BC on 26 May 1944.


Regularized NameGorosuke Mukai
Custodian Identification Number12271
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo
Residence (before uprooting)Port Washington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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