Yoshiaki Murao

Yoshiaki Murao

He was born on 25 May 1922. He was a fish market clerk. His family includes Shizue Murao (mother; nee Shizue Matsuba) and Yoichi Murao (father). His home address is listed as PO Box 18, Steveston, BC and No. 20 Imperial Cannery. He was interned in June 1942.

Metadata

ForenameYoshiaki
SurnameMurao
Regularized NameYoshiaki Murao
Custodian Identification Number1021_xi
NationalityCanadian born

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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