Takasu Shiro

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Admiral Takasu Shiro 高須四郎 (27 Oct 1884 - 2 Sept 1944) was a Japanese Naval officer.

History

date rank title job
27 Oct 1884 born
20 Nov 1907 Midshipman Crew, Itsukushima
28 Jul 1908 Crew, Akashi
25 Dec 1908 Sublieutenant
1 Dec 1910 Lieutenant JG Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
20 Apr 1911 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
4 Aug 1911 Crew, Aki
22 May 1912 Crew, Azuma
1 May 1913 Crew, Tsukuba
1 Dec 1913 Lieutenant Student, B-course, Naval College
27 May 1914 Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1914 Division commander, Kawachi
7 Dec 1915 Division commander, Tokiwa
1 Dec 1916 Instructor and Adjutant, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1917 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1919 Lt Commander Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District (Work at Ministry of Navy)
1 Dec 1920 Staff, Personnel Bureau, Ministry of Navy
15 Feb 1922 Resident in UK
1 Jun 1923 Assistant Naval Attache to UK
1 Dec 1923 Commander
1 Jun 1924 Order of return
1 Nov 1924 Executive officer, Iwate
15 Sep 1926 Instructor, Naval College
10 Dec 1928 Captain
27 Nov 1929 Commanding officer, Isuzu
1 Dec 1930 Naval Attache to Embassy in UK / Chief Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance, Naval Shipping Command
1 Nov 1932 Order of return
10 Mar 1933 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
15 Nov 1933 Chief of Staff, Third Fleet
15 Nov 1934 Rear Admiral Chief, 3rd Bureau, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1936 Commander, 1st Air Squadron
1 Dec 1937 Commander, Training Fleet
1 Aug 1938 Commander, Naval Command in Manchuria
15 Nov 1938 Vice Admiral Commandant, Naval College
29 Sep 1939 Commander-in-chief, Fifth Fleet
15 Nov 1939 Commander-in-chief, Second China Expeditionary Fleet
15 Oct 1940 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Nov 1940 Commander-in-chief, Fourth Fleet
11 Aug 1941 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet
14 Jul 1942 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Sep 1942 Commander-in-chief, Southwest Area Fleet and Second Southern Expeditionary Fleet
15 Apr 1943 Commander-in-chief, Southwest Area Fleet
20 Sep 1943 Commander-in-chief, Southwest Area Fleet and Thirteenth Air Fleet
1 Mar 1944 Admiral
18 Jun 1944 Military Councillor
2 Sep 1944 died from disease while in service (59)


Preceded by
Hibino Masaharu
Commandant, Naval College
15 Nov 1938 - 29 Sept 1939
Succeeded by
Sawamoto Yorio
Preceded by
Kondo Nobutake
CinC, Fifth Fleet
29 Sept 1939 - 15 Nov 1939
dissolved
New organizaiton
CinC, 2nd China Expeditionary Fleet
15 Nov 1939 - 15 Oct 1940
Succeeded by
Sawamoto Yorio
Preceded by
Katagiri Eikichi
CinC, Fourth Fleet
15 Nov 1940 - 11 Aug 1941
Succeeded by
Inoue Shigeyoshi
Preceded by
Yamamoto Isoroku
CinC, First Fleet
11 Aug 1941 - 14 Jul 1942
Succeeded by
Shimizu Mitsumi
Preceded by
Takahashi Ibo
CinC, Southwest Area Fleet
15 Sept 1942 - 18 Jun 1944
Succeeded by
Mikawa Gunichi
Preceded by
Takahashi Ibo
CinC, 2nd Southern Expeditionary Fleet
15 Sept 1942 - 15 Apr 1943
Succeeded by
Iwamura Seiichi
New organization
CinC, Thirteenth Air Fleet
20 Sept 1943 - 18 Jun 1944
Succeeded by
Mikawa Gunichi