Yoshiki Shirakawa

Yoshiki Shirakawa

He was born on 3 July 1919. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers. His family includes Hatsune Shirakawa (mother; nee Hatsune Furue) and Kiichiro Shirakawa (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 74, B.C. Packer’s, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to East Selkirk, MB and Port Arthur, ON.

Metadata

ForenameYoshiki
SurnameShirakawa
Regularized NameYoshiki Shirakawa
Custodian Identification Number4957
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEast Selkirk, MB
ResidencePort Arthur, ON

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