Komura Keizo

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Rear Admiral Komura Keizo 古村啓蔵 (20 Jul 1896 - 7 Feb 1978) was a Japanese Naval officer. 45th class of Naval Academy (10th place out of 89 graduates).

History

date rank title job
20 Jul 1896 born
24 Nov 1917 Midshipman Crew, Iwate
11 Jul 1918 Crew, Settsu
1 Aug 1918 Sublieutenant
26 Aug 1919 Crew, Hizen
1 Dec 1919 Crew, Suwo
1 Dec 1920 Lieutenant JG Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
20 May 1921 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1921 Crew, Nire
8 Apr 1922 Crew, Izumo
20 Mar 1923 acting Division commander, Nagato
1 Dec 1923 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1924 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Hokaze
1 Dec 1925 Equipment officer, Kako
20 Jul 1926 Division commander, Kako
1 Nov 1926 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Jintsu
1 Dec 1927 Student, A-course, Naval College
30 Nov 1929 Lt Commander Destroyer Commanding officer, Kuretake
15 Nov 1930 Staff, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1931 Destroyer commanding officer, Namikaze
1 Apr 1932 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Jul 1932 Resident in UK
10 May 1933 Assitant Naval Attache to UK / Superviros, Ordnance, Naval Shipping Command
15 Jun 1934 Order of return
5 Sept 1934 Attendant, Naval General Staff
22 Oct 1934 Instructor, Naval College
15 Nov 1934 Commander
1 Dec 1936 Staff, 2nd Torpedo Squadron
1 Dec 1937 Commanding officer, 2nd Destroyer Unit
15 Nov 1938 Captain
15 Nov 1939 Chief, 2nd Section, Education Bureau, Ministry of Navy
11 Aug 1941 Commanding officer, Chikuma
10 Nov 1942 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
5 Dec 1942 Commanding officer, Fuso
1 Jun 1943 Attendant, Combined Fleet HQ
9 Jun 1943 Commanding officer, Musashi
1 Nov 1943 Rear Admiral
6 Dec 1943 Chief of Staff, Third Fleet
1 Mar 1944 Chief of Staff, First Mobile Fleet / Chief of Staff, Third Fleet
1 Oct 1944 Commander, 1st Air Squadron
10 Dec 1944 Attendant, Southwest Area Fleet HQ
3 Jan 1945 Commander, 2nd Torpedo Squadron
20 Apr 1945 Attendant, Naval General Staff
20 May 1945 Chief of Staff / Chief Supply officer, Yokosuka Naval District
30 Nov 1945 reserved
mobilized
1 Dec 1945 Second Repatriation official Director, Yokosuka Repatriation Bureau, Ministry of Second Repatriation
1 Apr 1946 Second Repatriation staff
14 Jun 1946 demobilized
7 Feb 1978 died (81)


military assignment
Preceded by
Totsuka Michitaro
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
(acting)

20 Nov 1945 - 30 Nov 1945
dissolved