Honjo Shigeru

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General Baron Honjo Shigeru 本庄繁 (10 May 1876 - 20 Nov 1945) was a Japanese military officer, and peer.

History

date rank title job
15 Jan 1913 Chief, China Division, General Staffs
9 Jun 1913 Chief, China Division, General Staffs / Instructor, Military College
6 Aug 1917 Chief, China Section, 2nd Bureau, General Staffs
10 Jun 1918 Colonel, Infantry
1 Apr 1919 Commander, 11th Infantry Regiment
30 May 1921 Attendant, General Staffs
15 Aug 1922 Major General
20 Aug 1924 Commander, 4th Infantry Brigade
1 May 1925 Military Attache to China
5 Mar 1927 Lieutenant General
29 Feb 1928 Commander, 10th Division
1 Aug 1931 Commander, Kwantung Army
8 Aug 1932 Military Councillor
6 Apr 1933 Senior Aide-de-camp to the Emperor
19 Jun 1933 General
26 Dec 1935 Baron
23 Mar 1936 Wait for appointment
22 Apr 1936 Reserve
19 May 1945 Privy Councillor
20 Nov 1945 committed suicide (69)


peerage in Japan
New creation
Baron Honjo
26 Dec 1935 - 20 Nov 1945
abandoned
military assignment
Preceded by
Hishikari Takashi
Commander, Kwantung Army
1 Aug 1931 - 8 Aug 1932
Succeeded by
Muto Nobuyoshi
Preceded by
Nara Takeji
Senior Aide-de-camp to the Emperor
6 Apr 1933 - 23 Mar 1936
Succeeded by
Usami Okiie