Iwamura Seiichi

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Vice Admiral Iwamura Seiichi 岩村清一 (14 Sept 1889 - 9 Feb 1970) was a Japanese naval officer.

History

date rank title job
14 Sept 1889 born
19 Nov 1909 Midshipman Crew, Soya
16 Jul 1910 Crew, Okinoshima
1 Dec 1910 Crew, Ibuki
15 Dec 1910 Sublieutenant
1 Apr 1911 Crew, Soya
24 Apr 1912 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
9 Aug 1912 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1912 Lieutenant JG
20 Dec 1912 Crew, Arare
1 Apr 1913 Crew, Asama
1 Dec 1913 Crew, Yamakaze
17 Mar 1915 Crew, Kawakaze
18 Mar 1915 Crew, Kawakaze / official trip to UK
9 Aug 1915 Crew, Kawakaze
8 Sept 1915 Crew, Mikasa
13 Dec 1915 Lieutenant Division commander, Iwate
1 Dec 1916 Student, B-course, Naval College
1 May 1917 Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1917 Student, Expert course, Naval Torpedo School
25 Mar 1918 Crew, Akebono
1 May 1918 Attendant, Second Task Fleet headquarter
5 Jul 1918 Crew, Katsura
10 Sept 1918 Staff, Second Task Fleet
20 Jul 1919 Attendant, Naval General Staff
26 Aug 1919 Attendant, Ministry of Navy
15 Sept 1919 Destroyer Commanding officer, Ushio
1 Dec 1919 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1921 Lt Commander Destroyer Commanding officer, Nire
1 May 1922 Attendant, Ministry of Navy (Secretariat office)
15 May 1922 Adjutant, Ministry of Navy / Secretary to Minister of Navy
21 Apr 1924 Resident in UK
1 Jun 1925 Assistant Naval Attache to UK
1 Dec 1925 Commander
1 May 1926 Order of return
20 Aug 1926 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Dec 1926 Staff, Naval General Staff
20 Feb 1928 Attendant, Naval General Staff
20 Oct 1928 Attendant, First Expeditionary Fleet
15 Nov 1928 Staff, First Expeditionary Fleet
10 Aug 1929 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
12 Nov 1929 Attendant to Representative for London Disarmament Conference
30 Nov 1929 Captain
15 May 1931 Commanding officer, Yahagi
1 Dec 1931 Commanding officer, Abukuma
15 Nov 1932 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Dec 1932 Adjutant, Ministry of Navy
15 Nov 1934 Commanding officer, Fuso
15 Nov 1935 Rear Admiral Attendant, Third Fleet headquarter
2 Dec 1935 Chief of Staff, Third Fleet
16 Nov 1936 Chief of Staff, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Dec 1937 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Shipping Command
30 Sept 1939 Attendant, China Area Fleet headquarter / Attendant, Third Fleet headquarter
26 Oct 1939 Naval Attache to China / Naval Liaison at Shanghai
15 Nov 1939 Vice Admiral
15 Oct 1940 Attendant, First Fleet headquarter
15 Nov 1940 Commander, 2nd Squadron
11 Aug 1941 Attendant, Naval General Staff
18 Sept 1941 Director, Naval Shipping Command / Member of Admirals' Committee
15 Apr 1943 Commander-in-chief, Second Southern Expeditionary Fleet
3 Sept 1943 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Mar 1944 Wait for appointment
20 Mar 1944 reserved
9 Feb 1970 died (80)


military assignment
Preceded by
Toyoda Soemu
Director, Naval Shipping Command
18 Sept 1941 - 15 Apr 1943
Succeeded by
Sugiyama Rokuzo
Preceded by
Takasu Shiro
CinC, 2nd Southern Expeditionary Fleet
15 Apr 1943 - 3 Sept 1943
Succeeded by
Mikawa Gunichi