Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)

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Chief, Naval General Staff (軍令部総長 Gunreibu Socho, 海軍軍令部長 Kaigun Gunreibucho until 1 Oct 1933)

list of Chiefs, Naval General Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 20 May 1893 VADM Nakamuta Kuranosuke Director, Naval Staffs Privy Councillor
2 18 Jul 1894 VADM Kabayama Sukenori Privy Councillor Governor General of Taiwan
3 11 May 1895 VADM Ito Sukeyuki CinC, Combined Fleet Military Councillor 28 Sep 1898 ADM
4 20 Dec 1905 ADM Togo Heihachiro CinC, Combined Fleet and First Fleet Military Councillor
5 1 Dec 1909 VADM Ijuin Goro 5th class, NA CinC, First Fleet Military Councillor 1 Dec 1910 ADM
6 22 Apr 1914 VADM Shimamura Hayao 7th class, NA Director, Naval Education Command Military Councillor 28 Aug 1915 ADM
7 1 Dec 1920 ADM Yamashita Gentaro 10th class, NA Military Councillor Military Councillor
8 15 Apr 1925 ADM Suzuki Kantaro 14th class, NA Military Councillor Reserve
9 22 Jan 1929 ADM Kato Hiroharu 18th class, NA Military Councillor Military Councillor
10 11 Jun 1930 ADM Taniguchi Naomi 19th class, NA CinC, Kure District Military Councillor
11 2 Feb 1932 ADM Prince Hiroyasu Military Councillor Chief, Naval General Staff 27 May 1932 AF
1 Oct 1933 title renamed as Gunreibu Socho
1 1 Oct 1933 AF Prince Hiroyasu Chief, Naval General Staff
2 9 Apr 1941 ADM Nagano Osami 28th class, NA Military Councillor 21 Jun 1943.06.21 AF
3 21 Feb 1944 ADM Shimada Shigetaro 32nd class, NA Minister of Navy Military Councillor
4 2 Aug 1944 ADM Oikawa Koshiro 31st class, NA CinC, General Headquarter of Maritime Escort Military Councillor
5 29 May 1945 ADM Toyoda Soemu 33rd class, NA CinC, General Headquarter of Navy,
Combined Fleet,
and General Headquarter of Maritime Escort
Att, Ministry of Navy 15 Oct 1945 abolished

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