Hata, Shunroku

    Date of birth:
    July 26th, 1879 (Fukushima Prefecture, Japan)
    Date of death:
    May 10th, 1962 (Tokyo, Japan)
    Japanese (1868-present, Empire)


    Field Marshall Shunroku Hata commanded the 2nd General Army from 1944 to 1945 and was the last marshall in the Imperial Japanese Army. He was sentenced to life imprisonment, but was paroled in 1954.

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    Awarded on:
    September 7th, 1920
    With gold rays and neck ribbon
    Kyuokujitsu sho, 3rd Class
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 2nd, 1944
    Marshal's badge
    1937 China Incident Medal


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