Asakura Bunji

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Rear Admiral Asakura Bunji 朝倉豊次 (6 Jul 1894 - 27 Jan 1966) was a Japanese naval officer. 44th class of Naval Academy (48th place out of 95 graduates).

History

date rank title job
6 Jun 1894 born
22 Nov 1916 Midshipman Crew, Yakumo
17 Aug 1917 Crew, Azuma
1 Dec 1917 Sublieutenant
16 Jul 1918 Crew, Hizen
1 Dec 1918 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
23 May 1919 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1919 Lieutenant JG Crew, Kiri
1 Jun 1920 Crew, Iwate
25 May 1921 Crew, Nashi
1 Dec 1921 acting Division commander, Nagato
1 Dec 1922 Lieutenant Division commander, Nagato
1 Dec 1923 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Hakaze
1 Dec 1925 Chief Gunner, Jingei
1 Dec 1926 Instructor / Secretary, Naval Academy
10 Dec 1928 Lt Commander Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1930 Staff, 2nd Torpedo Squadron
1 Dec 1931 Staff, Second Fleet
15 Nov 1932 Staff, Naval General Staff (2nd Section / 1st Section, 1st Division)
1 Oct 1933 Staff, Naval General Staff (2nd Section, 1st Bureau / 3rd Section, 2nd Bureau)
15 Nov 1933 Commander
15 Nov 1934 Staff, Combined Fleet / Staff, First Fleet
1 Dec 1936 Staff, Education Bureau, Ministry of Navy (2nd Section / 1st Section)
15 Nov 1938 Captain Member, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Dec 1938 Auxiliary Commanding officer, Iro
1 Sept 1939 Secretary / Instructor, Naval Academy
25 Jul 1941 Attendant, Second Fleet HQ
15 Aug 1941 Commanding officer, Takao
23 Feb 1943 Attendant, Naval Shipping Command
5 Mar 1943 Chief, 2nd Section, Administration Division, Naval Shipping Command
27 Sept 1943 Chief, 2nd Section, Administration Division, / Chief, Temporary Torpedo Team, Naval Shipping Command
1 Dec 1943 Attendant, Combined Fleet HQ
6 Dec 1943 Commanding officer, Musashi
1 May 1944 Rear Admiral
2 Aug 1944 Attendant, First Southern Expeditionary Fleet HQ
16 Aug 1944 Chief of Staff / Chief Supply officer, First Southern Expeditionary Fleet
8 Jan 1945 Chief of Staff, Thirteenth Air Fleet / Chief of Staff, First Southern Expeditionary Fleet
5 Feb 1945 Chief of Staff, Tenth Area Fleet / Chief of Staff, Thirteenth Air Fleet / Chief of Staff, First Southern Expeditionary Fleet
27 Mar 1948 released
25 Sept 1949 returned
27 Jan 1966 died (71)