Kobayashi Kengo

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Vice Admiral Kobayashi Kengo 小林謙五 (22 Mar 1893 - 23 Apr 1948) was a Japanese naval officer.

History

date rank title job
22 Mar 1893 born
19 Dec 1914 Midshipman Crew, Soya
27 Aug 1915 Crew, Kashima
13 Dec 1915 Sublieutenant
1 Aug 1916 Crew, Tokiwa
10 Oct 1917 Crew, Haruna
1 Dec 1917 Lieutenant JG Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
20 May 1918 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1918 Crew, Ise
1 Dec 1919 Crew, Harukaze
1 Dec 1920 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1921 Division commander, Noma
15 Feb 1922 Equipment officer, Kamoi (official trip to USA)
12 Sept 1922 Division commander, Kamoi
1 Dec 1922 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Minekaze
1 Dec 1923 Adjutant / Staff, Kure Naval District
1 Dec 1924 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1925 Lt Commander
23 Mar 1926 Attendant, 1st Torpedo Squadron
1 Dec 1926 Destroyer Commanding officer, Tade
14 May 1927 Resident in USA
15 Apr 1928 Assistant Naval Attache to USA
1 May 1929 Order of return
10 Jul 1929 Attendant, Yokosuka Defense Unit / Staff, Yokosuka Naval District
10 Oct 1929 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
20 Oct 1929 Adjutant, Ministry of Navy / Secretary to Minister of Navy
1 Dec 1930 Commander
1 Jun 1932 Aide-de-camp to the Emperor
15 Nov 1935 Captain
25 May 1936 Auxiliary Commanding officer, Tsurumi
18 Aug 1936 Naval Attache to USA
25 Jan 1939 Order of return
18 May 1939 Commanding officer, Kuma
15 Nov 1939 Commanding officer, Takao
1 Nov 1940 Commanding officer, Mutsu
11 Aug 1941 Chief of Staff, First Fleet
15 Oct 1941 Rear Admiral
16 Jan 1943 Chief of Staff, Kure Naval District
11 Jun 1943 Vice Chief of Staff, Combined Fleet
10 Sept 1944 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Oct 1944 Vice Admiral
20 Apr 1945 Commander, Ryojun Area Standing Base Force
23 Apr 1948 died (55)