Abo Kiyokazu

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Admiral Baron Abo Kiyokazu 安保清種 (15 Oct 1870JOS / 8 Nov 1870GC - 8 Jun 1948) was a Japanese Naval officer, and peer. 18th class of Naval Academy (11th place out of 61 graduates)

History

date rank title job
15 Oct 1870 born
17 Jul 1891 Midshipman Crew, Hiei
20 May 1892 Crew, Jingei
29 Jun 1892 Crew, Kanju
29 Oct 1892 Crew, Matsushima
16 Nov 1893 Crew, Takao
1 Mar 1894 Sublieutenant Assistant Division officer, Takao
4 Apr 1894 Assistant Division officer, Naval Gunnery Training Center
20 Apr 1894 Student, Naval Gunnery Training Center
27 Jun 1894 Assistant Division officer, Itsukushima
29 Jul 1895 Assistant Navigator / Assistant Division officer, Banjo
20 Dec 1895 Student, Naval Gunnery Training Center
31 Mar 1896 Assistant Division officer, Matsushima
11 Dec 1896 Member, Sasebo Seaman Corps
4 Jan 1897 Family name changed as Abo
1 Jun 1897 acting Division commander, Sasebo Seaman Corps
25 Aug 1897 acting Division commander, Izumi
1 Dec 1897 Lieutenant JG
27 Dec 1897 Lieutenant Division commander, Izumi
19 Mar 1898 Chief Navigator / Division commander, Izumi
19 May 1898 Division commander, Tsukushi
30 Jul 1898 Equipment officer, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Aug 1898 Equipment officer, Yokosuka Naval District / Equipment officer, Akashi
9 Dec 1898 Equipment officer, Yokosuka Naval District / Chief Gunner / Division commander, Akashi
4 May 1899 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Akashi
13 Oct 1899 Wait for appointment
25 Dec 1899 Instructor / Division commander, Naval Gunnery Training Center
14 Mar 1900 Division commander / Delivery crew, Izumo (Official trip to UK)
8 Dec 1900 Adjutant, Naval General Staff
8 Jul 1902 Division commander, Asahi
20 Feb 1903 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Suma
11 Sept 1903 Chief Gunner, Suma
26 Sept 1903 Lt Commander Chief Gunner / Division commander, Yakumo
13 Feb 1905 Chief Gunner, Mikasa
29 Sept 1905 Member, Sasebo Naval District
12 Dec 1905 Resident in UK
28 Sept 1906 Commander
12 Feb 1908 Order of return
20 Apr 1908 Instructor, Naval College
22 Nov 1909 Baron
1 Dec 1910 Commanding officer, Akitsushima
16 Jan 1911 Staff, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1911 Captain Chief of Staff, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1912 Attendant, Naval General Staff
6 Mar 1913 Naval Attache to UK / Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance
22 Apr 1915 Order of return
25 Aug 1915 Attendant / Staff, Naval General Staff
13 Dec 1915 Commanding officer, Aki
1 Dec 1916 Rear Admiral Staff, Naval General Staff (Chief, 1st Division) / Instructor, Naval College
1 Dec 1920 Vice Admiral Vice Chief, Naval General Staff / Member of Admirals' Committee
1 May 1922 Member of Admirals' Committee / Staff, Naval General Staff
10 May 1922 Representative of Japanese Navy for League of Nations
25 May 1923 Director, Naval Shipping Command / Member of Admirals' Committee
11 Jun 1924 Vice Minister of Navy / Member of Admirals' Committee
15 Apr 1925 Commander-in-chief, Kure Naval District
10 Dec 1926 Military Councillor
1 Apr 1927 Admiral
20 Apr 1927 Commander-in-chief, Yokosuka Naval District / Member of Admirals' Committee
16 May 1928 Military Councillor
3 Oct 1930 Minister of Navy
13 Dec 1931 Military Councillor
1 Jun 1933 Wait for appointment
15 Jan 1934 reserved
15 Oct 1935 deactivated
15 Oct 1937 Cabinet Councillor
3 Aug 1940 resigned
3 Oct 1940 Cabinet Councillor
15 OCt 1940 retired
22 Oct 1941 resigned
8 Jun 1948 died (77)

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military assignment
Preceded by
Takeshita Isamu
Vice Chief, Naval General Staff
13 Sept 1920 - 1 May 1922
Succeeded by
Kato Hiroharu
Preceded by
Okada Keisuke
Director, Naval Shipping Command
25 May 1923 - 11 Jun 1924
Succeeded by
Yoshikawa Yasuhira
Preceded by
Okada Keisuke
Vice Minister of Navy
11 Jun 1924 - 15 Apr 1925
Succeeded by
Osumi Mineo
Preceded by
Takeshita Isamu
CinC, Kure Naval District
15 Apr 1925 - 10 Dec 1926
Succeeded by
Taniguchi Naomi
Preceded by
Okada Keisuke
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
20 Apr 1927 - 16 May 1928
Succeeded by
Yoshikawa Yasuhira
Preceded by
Takarabe Takeshi
Minister of Navy
3 Oct 1930 - 13 Dec 1931
Succeeded by
Osumi Mineo