Furukawa Shiro

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Vice Admiral Furukawa Shiro 古川四郎 (4 Nov 1877 - 11 May 1958) was a Japanese Naval officer.

History

date rank title job
4 Nov 1877 born
16 Dec 1899 Midshipman Crew, Izumo
10 Aug 1900 Crew, Kasagi
18 Jan 1901 Sublieutenant Crew, Ikazuchi
18 Jan 1902 Crew, Asama
6 Oct 1902 Lieutenant JG
23 Jan 1903 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
24 Jul 1903 acting Division commander, Chitose
18 Jan 1904 Wait for appointment
23 Feb 1904 acting Division commander, Kasuga
13 Jul 1904 Lieutenant Division commander, Kasuga
22 Feb 1905 Instructor / Division commander, Naval Gunnery Training Center
28 Sept 1906 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Hashidate
25 Oct 1906 Chief Gunner, Hashidate
26 Aug 1907 Division commander, Hashidate
28 Sept 1907 Student, B-course, Naval College
20 Apr 1908 Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
25 Sept 1908 acting Chief Gunner, Azuma
11 Oct 1909 Lt Commander Chief Gunner, Azuma
1 Dec 1909 Student, A-course, Naval College
22 May 1911 Chief Gunner, Tokiwa
21 Sept 1911 Staff, Naval Shipping Command
16 Jun 1913 Ordnance supervisor / official trip to UK
1 Dec 1914 Commander
3 Dec 1915 Order of return
10 Feb 1916 Executive officer, Fuso
1 Dec 1916 Staff, First Fleet
1 Oct 1917 Staff, First Fleet / Combined Fleet
1 Dec 1917 Instructor, Naval College
1 Dec 1918 Captain
13 Aug 1920 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Staff, Naval General Staff
8 Sept 1920 Staff, Naval General Staff
13 Sept 1920 Staff, Naval General Staff / Attendant to Representative of Japanese Air Force for League of Nations
12 May 1922 Order of return
13 Oct 1922 Staff, Naval General Staff
1 Nov 1922 Commanding officer, Yokosuka Naval Air Unit
1 Dec 1923 Rear Admiral Chief of Staff, Sasebo Naval District
1 Dec 1925 Commander, 3rd Squadron
1 Dec 1926 Chief, 2nd Bureau, Naval Shipping Command
5 Apr 1927 Chief, Technical Bureau, Naval Aviation Command
1 Dec 1927 Vice Admiral Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Dec 1927 Wait for appointment
22 Dec 1927 reserved
4 Nov 1939 deactivated
1 Apr 1944 retired
11 May 1958 died (80)