Goto Eiji

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Vice Admiral Goto Eiji 後藤英次 (5 Nov 1887 - 24 Nov 1967) was a Japanese naval officer.

History

date rank title job
5 Nov 1887 born
19 Nov 1909 Midshipman Crew, Soya
16 Jul 1910 Crew, Izumo
15 Dec 1910 Sublieutenant
4 Aug 1911 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
20 Dec 1911 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
24 Apr 1912 Crew, Tsugaru
1 Dec 1912 Lieutenant JG
24 May 1913 Crew, Iwate
1 Dec 1913 Wait for appointment
1 Apr 1914 Crew, Chiyoda
13 Dec 1915 Lieutenant Division commander, Aki
10 Oct 1917 Division commander, Tokiwa
10 Sept 1918 Torpedo boat Commanding officer, 2nd Torpedo boat Unit / Instructor, Naval Torpedo School
26 Apr 1919 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yayoi
1 Sept 1921 Destroyer Commanding officer, Fubuki / Instructor, Naval Torpedo School
1 Nov 1921 acting Destroyer Commanding officer, Momi
1 Dec 1921 Lt Commander Destroyer Commanding officer, Momi
1 Dec 1922 Attendant, Sasebo Naval District
20 Jan 1923 Commanding officer, Sumida
1 May 1924 Commanding officer, Toba
21 Jun 1924 Commanding officer, Katata
15 Jul 1924 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Tatsuta
1 Dec 1924 Destroyer Commanding officer, Hishi
1 Dec 1925 Destroyer Commanding officer, Dai 5 go Kuchikukan
1 Dec 1926 Commander
1 Dec 1927 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Feb 1928 Chief Equipment officer, Dai 41 go Kuchikukan
26 Jul 1928 Destroyer Commanding officer, Dai 41 go Kuchikukan
1 Aug 1928 Destroyer Commanding officer, Usugumo
10 Dec 1928 Executive officer, Asama
28 Mar 1930 Commanding officer, 1st Minesweeper Unit
1 Dec 1930 Commanding officer, 4th Destroyer Unit
31 Jan 1931 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Dec 1931 Captain Commanding officer, 19th Destroyer Unit
1 Dec 1932 Commanding officer, 11th Destroyer Unit
15 Nov 1933 Commanding officer, Naka
15 Nov 1934 Commanding officer, Takao
15 Nov 1935 Commanding officer, Yokosuka Seaman Corps
16 Nov 1936 Commanding officer, Yokosuka Seaman Corps / Commanding officer, Mutsu
1 Dec 1936 Commanding officer, Mutsu
1 Dec 1937 Rear Admiral Commander, 5th Torpedo Squadron
15 Nov 1938 Commander, 2nd Torpedo Squadron
15 Nov 1939 Commander, 8th Squadron
28 Nov 1940 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Mar 1941 Attendant, Eleventh Air Fleet headquarter
15 Apr 1941 Commander, 24th Air Squadron
15 Oct 1941 Vice Admiral
1 Jun 1942 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Sept 1942 Commander-in-chief, Chinkai Guard District
9 Sept 1944 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Sept 1944 Commander-in-chief, Northeast Area Fleet / Commander-in-chief, Twelfth Air Fleet
5 Dec 1944 Commander-in-chief, Twelfth Air Fleet
15 Feb 1945 Commander-in-chief, Ominato Guard District / Commander-in-chief, Twelfth Air Fleet
15 Mar 1945 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 May 1945 Wait for appointment
21 May 1945 reserved
24 Nov 1967 died (80)


military assignment
Preceded by
Sakamoto Ikuta
CinC, Chinkai Guard District
15 Sept 1942 - 9 Sept 1944
Succeeded by
Oka Takazumi
Preceded by
Totsuka Michitaro
CinC, Northeast Area Fleet
15 Sept 1944 - 5 Dec 1944
dissolved
Preceded by
Totsuka Michitaro
CinC, Twelfth Air Fleet
15 Sept 1944 - 15 Mar 1945
Succeeded by
Ugaki Kanji
Preceded by
Inoue Yasuo
CinC, Ominato Guard District
15 Feb 1945 - 15 Mar 1945
Succeeded by
Ugaki Kanji