Oka Arata

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Vice Admiral Oka Arata 岡新 (16 Jul 1890 - 23 Mar 1958) was a Japanese naval officer.

History

date rank title job
16 Jul 1890 born
17 Jul 1912 Midshipman Crew, Azuma
1 May 1913 Crew, Kawachi
1 Dec 1913 Sublieutenant
19 Feb 1914 Attendant, Naval Torpedo School
15 Aug 1914 Attendant, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1914 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
26 May 1915 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
13 Dec 1915 Lieutenant JG Attendant, Naval Torpedo School
17 Feb 1916 Crew, Haruna
1 Dec 1917 Crew, Ise
25 Jan 1918 Crew, Hyuga
1 Dec 1918 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1919 Division commander, Hyuga
18 Sept 1920 Division commander, Kuma
10 Nov 1921 Staff, Third Fleet / Adjutant, Third Fleet
1 Dec 1922 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1924 Lt Commander Deputy Gunner, Hyuga / Division commander, Hyuga
1 Dec 1925 Resident in UK
1 May 1927 Assistant Naval Attache to UK / Shipping Supervisor, Naval Shipping Command
1 May 1928 Order of return
25 Jul 1928 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Aug 1928 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Adjutant, Ministry of Navy
10 Dec 1928 Commander
8 Oct 1931 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy (Naval Affairs Bureau)
9 Dec 1931 Attendant to Representative for Geneva disarmament conference
1 Nov 1932 Naval Attached to UK / Chief Shipping and Ordnance Supervisor, Naval Shipping Command
1 Dec 1932 Captain
2 Sept 1935 Order of return
15 Nov 1935 Commanding officer, Kiso
10 Nov 1936 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
16 Nov 1936 Research in Cabinet
25 Oct 1937 Researcher, Planning Agency
1 Dec 1937 Commanding officer, Izumo
1 Sept 1938 Chief of Staff, Fourth Fleet
15 Nov 1938 Rear Admiral
15 Nov 1939 Chief of Staff, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Dec 1940 Staff (out of count), Ministry of Navy (Naval Affairs Bureau) / Chief Secretary, Total Warfare Research
15 Oct 1941 Staff (out of count), Ministry of Navy (Naval Affairs Bureau) / acting Director, Total Warfare Research
1 Nov 1941 Attendant, China Area Fleet headquarter
15 Nov 1941 Naval Liaison at Shanghai
1 Nov 1942 Vice Admiral
20 Aug 1943 Attendant, Naval General Staff
20 Sept 1943 Commander-in-chief, Third Southern Expeditionary Fleet
15 Aug 1944 Attendant, Naval General Staff
1 Nov 1944 Commander-in-chief, Osaka Guard District
15 Nov 1945 Attendant, Ministry of Navy
30 Nov 1945 reserved
23 Mar 1958 died (67)


military assignment
Preceded by
Ota Taiji
CinC, 3rd Southern Expeditionary Fleet
20 Sept 1943 - 15 Aug 1944
Succeeded by
Mikawa Gunichi
Preceded by
Ono Ichiro
CinC, Osaka Guard District
1 Nov 1944 - 15 Nov 1945
Succeeded by
Matsuzaki Akira