Akiyama, Monzo

Date of birth:
December 30th, 1891 (Nagaoka, Japan)
Date of death:
January 25th, 1944 (Kwajalein, Marshall Islands)
Mentioned on:
Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

Rear admiral Monzo Aikyama was killed by a naval shell impact on his bunker. He was posthumously promoted to Vice Admiral.

Promotions:
1914: Midshipman (Shi-Kohosei)
1915: Warrant Officer (Shi)
1917: Sub-Lieutenant (Chi)
1920: Lieutenant (Tahi-i)
1926: Lieutenant Commander (Shsa)
1932: Commander (Chsa)
1937: Captain (Daisa)
1943: Rear Admiral (Shsh)
1944: Vice Admiral (Chj) - posthumously

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Chūjō (Vice Admiral)
Unit:
6th Base Force, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
1944
Gunjin Izoku-kai
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Chūjō (Vice Admiral)
Awarded on:
1967
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Kyuokujitsu sho, 2nd Class
1937 China Incident Medal
Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College

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