First Army (Japanese Army)

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First Army 第一軍 Daiichi Gun

Assignment

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 31 Aug 1894 General Yamagata Aritomo Chairman of Privy Council Inspector of the Army
9 Dec 1894 Lt General Nozu Michitsura Cdr, 5th Division Cdr, First Army acting
2 19 Dec 1894 Lt General Nozu Michitsura acting Cdr, First Army Cdr, Guard Division 18 Mar 1895 General
9 May 1895 disbanded
1 5 Feb 1904 General Kuroki Tamemoto Military Councillor Military Councillor 25 Dec 1905 demobilized
1 26 Aug 1937 Lt General Kazuki Kiyoshi 14th class, MA Commander, China Resident Army Att, General Staffs
2 30 May 1938 Lt General Umezu Yoshijiro 15th class, MA Vice Minister of Army Cdr, Kwantung Army
3 7 Sep 1939 Lt General Shinozuka Yoshio 17th class, MA Commander, 10th Division Military Councillor
4 20 Jun 1941 Lt General Iwamatsu Yoshio 17th class, MA Commander, Middle Army Military Councillor
5 1 Aug 1942 Lt General Yoshimoto Teiichi 20th class, MA CoS, Kwantung Army Att, General Staffs
6 22 Nov 1944 Lt General Sumita Raishiro 24th class, MA Commander, 39th Division disbanded after the war

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 27 Aug 1894 Maj General Ogawa Mataji Cdr, 1st Grd Inf Brigade 9 May 1895 disbanded

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