Oikawa Koshiro

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Admiral Oikawa Koshiro 及川古志郎 (8 Feb 1883 - 9 May 1958) was a Japanese Naval officer.

History

date rank title job
14 Dec 1903 Midshipman
10 Sep 1904 Sublieutenant
5 Aug 1905 Lieutenant JG
25 Sep 1908 Lieutenant
1 Dec 1914 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1919 Commander
1 Dec 1923 Captain
10 Dec 1928 Rear Admiral
15 Nov 1933 Vice Admiral
25 Apr 1938 Commander-in-chief, China Area Fleet and Third Fleet
15 Nov 1939 Admiral Commander-in-chief, China Area Fleet
1 May 1940 Commander-in-chief, Yokosuka Naval District / Member of Admirals' Committee
5 Sep 1940 Minister of Navy
18 Oct 1941 Military Councillor
10 Oct 1942 Military Councillor / Commandant, Naval College
15 Nov 1943 Commander-in-chief, General Headquarter of Maritime Escort / Military Councillor
2 Aug 1944 Chief, Naval General Staff
29 May 1945 Military Councillor
1 Jun 1945 Military Councillor / Chairman, Council for Science and Technology
5 Sep 1945 Reserve
9 May 1958 died (75)


Preceded by
Hyakutake Gengo
CinC, Third Fleet
1 Dec 1935 - 1 Dec 1936
Succeeded by
Hasegawa Kiyoshi
Preceded by
Yamamoto Isoroku
Director, Naval Aviation Command
1 Dec 1936 - 25 Apr 1938
Succeeded by
Yamamoto Isoroku
Preceded by
Hasegawa Kiyoshi
CinC, Third Fleet
25 Apr 1938 - 15 Nov 1939
dissolved
Preceded by
Hasegawa Kiyoshi
CinC, China Area Fleet
25 Apr 1938 - 1 May 1940
Succeeded by
Shimada Shigetaro
Preceded by
Hasegawa Kiyoshi
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
1 May 1940 - 5 Sept 1940
Succeeded by
Shiozawa Koichi
Preceded by
Yoshida Zengo
Minister of Navy
5 Sept 1940 - 18 Oct 1941
Succeeded by
Shimada Shigetaro
Preceded by
Inagaki Ayao
Commandant, Naval College
10 Oct 1942 - 14 Dec 1943
Succeeded by
Yoshida Zengo
New organization
CinC, GHQ of Maritime Escort
15 Nov 1943 - 2 Aug 1944
Succeeded by
Nomura Naokuni
Preceded by
Shimada Shigetaro
Chief, Naval General Staff
2 Aug 1944 - 29 May 1945
Succeeded by
Toyoda Soemu