Koichi Shirakawa

Koichi Shirakawa

He was born on 18 June 1925. His family includes Takao Shirakawa (mother; nee Takaka Takai), and Kuichi Shirakawa (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 79, 102 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKoichi Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number5020
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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