Toshio Sakurai

Toshio Sakurai

He was born on 4 October 1924. He was a student. His family includes Miyo Sakurai (mother; nee Miyo Oikawa) and Shojiro Sakurai (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Crawford Bay, BC.


Regularized NameToshio Sakurai
Custodian Identification Number7582
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Crawford Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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