Third Army (Japanese Army)

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Third Army 第三軍 Daisan Gun

Assignment

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 2 May 1904 Lt General Nogi Maresuke Absence keeper, Guard Division Military Councillor 6 Jun 1904 General
21 Jan 1906 demobilized
1 8 Jan 1938 Lt General Yamada Otozo 14th class, MA Cdr, 12th Division Cdr, Central China Exp Army
2 10 Dec 1938 Lt General Tada Hayao 15th class, MA Vice Chief of General Staffs Cdr, North China Area Army
3 12 Sep 1939 Lt General Suetaka Kamezo 16th class, MA Commander, Twelfth Army Military Councillor
4 1 Mar 1941 Lt General Kawabe Masakazu 19th class, MA Cdr, 12th Division CoS, China Exp Army
5 17 Aug 1942 Lt General Uchiyama Eitaro 21st class, MA Commander, 13th Division Commander, Twelfth Army
6 7 Feb 1944 Lt General Nemoto Hiroshi 23rd class, MA Commander, 24th Division Commander, Inner-Mongolia Resident Army
7 22 Nov 1944 Lt General Murakami Keisaku 22nd class, MA Att, Kwantung Army disbanded after the war

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 16 Mar 1905 Maj General Ichinohe Hyoe Cdr, 6th Inf Brigade Att, 1st Division 21 Jan 1906 demobilized

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