Moto Yurugi

Moto Yurugi

She was born on 11 May 1907. She was a cannery worker employed by Imperial Cannery, B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Uno (mother; nee Uno Saito), Arai (father), Choichiro Yurugi (husband), and Kenji Yurugi (son). Her home address is listed as House No. 42, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameMoto Yurugi
Custodian Identification Number5241
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


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