Arima Kaoru

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Vice Admiral Arima Kaoru 有馬馨 (15 Dec 1893 - 23 Jan 1956) was a Japanese Naval officer. 42nd class of Naval Academy (40th place out of 117 graduates).

History

date rank title job
15 Dec 1893 born
19 Dec 1914 Midshipman Crew, Aso
27 Aug 1915 Crew, Hizen
13 Dec 1915 Sublieutenant
1 Dec 1916 Crew, Izumo
1 Dec 1917 Lieutenant JG
20 Feb 1918 Attendant, Second Task Fleet HQ
1 May 1918 Crew, Oboro
1 Dec 1918 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
23 May 1919 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1919 Crew, Minazuki
20 Nov 1920 Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1920 Lieutenant
1 Dec 1921 Division commander, Kuma
1 May 1923 Division commander, Asama
10 May 1924 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Dai 5 go Kuchikukan
1 Dec 1924 Division commander, Kongo
1 Dec 1925 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1926 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1927 Instructor / Secretary, Naval Academy
29 Aug 1930 Chief Gunner, Yakumo
10 Sept 1931 Staff, Second Expeditionary Fleet
15 Nov 1932 Attendant, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1932 Commander Staff, Naval General Staff / Instructor, Naval College / Staff, General Staffs
1 Oct 1933 Staff, Naval General Staff / Instructor, Naval College / Staff, General Staffs
15 Nov 1935 Staff, 1st Squadron
1 Jun 1936 Staff, 3rd Squadron
16 Nov 1936 Instructor, Naval College
1 Dec 1936 Captain
20 Aug 1937 Staff, Second Fleet
3 Sept 1937 Instructor, Naval College
25 Oct 1937 Staff, China Area Fleet
15 Dec 1937 Chief, 2nd Section, Education Bureau, Ministry of Navy
15 Nov 1939 Commanding officer, Kumano
15 Oct 1940 Commanding officer, Hiei
10 Sept 1941 Member, Sasebo Naval District
15 Sept 1941 Chief Equipment officer, Musashi
5 Aug 1942 Commnding officer, Musashi
1 Nov 1942 Rear Admiral
9 Jun 1943 Attendant, Naval General Staff
21 Jun 1943 Chief Instructor / Chief Secretary, Naval Academy
22 Sept 1943 Deputy Commandant / Chief Instructor / Chief Secretary, Naval Academy
1 Dec 1943 Deputy Commandant / Chief Instructor / Chief Secretary, Naval Academy / Commander, Kure Training Squadron
19 Feb 1944 Commander, 4th Base Force / Commander, 2nd Escort Squadron
1 Mar 1944 Commander, 4th Base Force
30 Mar 1944 Commander, 4th Base Force / Chief of Staff, Fourth Fleet
1 May 1944 Chief of Staff, Fourth Fleet
20 May 1944 Chief of Staff / Chief Supply officer, Fourth Fleet
12 Aug 1944 Attendant, Southwest Area Fleet HQ
10 Sept 1944 Commander, 31st Standing Base Force
1 Nov 1944 Chief of Staff, Southwest Area Fleet / Chief of Staff, Thirteenth Air Fleet / Chief of Staff, Third Southern Expeditionary Fleet / Commander, 31st Standing Base Force
17 Nov 1944 Chief of Staff, Southwest Area Fleet / Chief of Staff, Thirteenth Air Fleet / Chief of Staff, Third Southern Expeditionary Fleet
5 Feb 1945 Chief of Staff, Southwest Area Fleet / Chief of Staff, Third Southern Expeditionary Fleet
1 Nov 1945 Vice Admiral
16 Jan 1949 repatriated
23 Jan 1956 died (62)