Shigeyuki Urata

Shigeyuki Urata

He was born on 25 March 1912. He was a storekeeper. His family includes Kiyo Urata (wife; nee Kiyo Nishimura), Wataji Urata (father), Tosa Urata (mother; nee Tosa Sunada (mother), Sunau Urata (son) and Kazuhisa Urata (son). His home address is listed as 3707 Main Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.


Regularized NameShigeyuki Urata
Custodian Identification Number12131
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVernon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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