Denji Yoshikuni

Denji Yoshikuni

He was born on 2 October 1883. He was a sawmill hand employed by Bloedel, Stewart & Welch, Great Central, BC. His family includes Hide Yoshikuni (wife; nee Hide Kimoto), Edward Masayoshi Yoshikuni (son), Hideo Paul Yoshikuni (son), and Shizuo Yoshikuni (son). His home address is listed as Great Central, BC. He died at Hastings Park on 12 July 1942.


Regularized NameDenji Yoshikuni
Custodian Identification Number2108
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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