Vice Minister of Army (Japan)

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Vice Minister of Army (陸軍次官 Rikugun Jikan)

list of Vice Ministers of Army

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appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 16 Mar 1886 Maj General Katsura Taro Dir, Admin Bu, Ministry of Army Cdr, 3rd Division 7 Jun 1890 Lt General
2 1 Jun 1891 Maj General Okazawa Kuwashi Cdr, 8th Inf Brigade suspended
3 23 Aug 1892 Maj General Kodama Gentaro Chief of Staff, Inspector of the Army Cdr, 3rd Division 14 Oct 1896 Lt General
4 14 Jan 1898 Maj General Nakamura Yujiro Commandant, Military Academy Chief Administrator of Army
1 20 May 1900 Maj General Nakamura Yujiro Vice Minister of Army reserve Chef Administrator of Army
15 Apr 1902 Lt General
2 17 Apr 1902 Maj General Ishimoto Shinroku 1st class, Cadet Dir, Army Fortress Command Vice Minister of Army
1 5 Dec 1903 Maj General Ishimoto Shinroku 1st class, Cadet Chief Administrator of Army Minister of Army Vice Minister of Army
13 Oct 1904 Lt General
2 1 Sep 1911 Maj General Oka Ichinosuke 4th class, Cadet Dir, Admin Bu, Ministry of Army Commander, 3rd Division 27 Feb 1912 Lt General
3 7 May 1913 Lt General Hongo Fusataro 3rd class, Cadet Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Cdr, 17th Division
4 17 Apr 1914 Lt General Oshima Kenichi 4th class, Cadet Vice Chief of General Staffs Minister of Army
5 31 Mar 1916 Maj General Yamada Ryuichi 10th class, Cadet Dir, Military Affairs Bu, Ministry of Army Commander, 5th Division 18 Aug 1916 Lt General
6 10 Oct 1918 Lt General Yamanashi Hanzo 8th class, Cadet Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Minister of Army 9 Jun 1921 vacant
7 11 Jun 1921 Lt General Ono Minobu 10th class, Cadet Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Cdr, Kwantung Army 10 May 1922 General
8 13 May 1922 Lt General Kojima Sojiro 1st class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General died 18 Oct 1922 died
9 20 Oct 1922 Lt General Shirakawa Yoshinori 1st class, MA Cdr, 1st Division Cdr, Kwantung Army
10 10 Oct 1923 Lt General Ugaki Kazushige 1st class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Minister of Army
11 7 Jan 1924 Lt General Tsuno Ichisuke 5th class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Commander, Guard Division
12 28 Jul 1926 Lt General Hata Eitaro 7th class, MA Dir, MA Bu, Ministry of Army Cdr, 1st Division
13 10 Aug 1928 Lt General Abe Nobuyuki 9th class, MA Dir, MA Bu, Ministry of Army acting Minister of Army
16 Jun 1930 Maj General Sugiyama Hajime 12th class, MA Dir, Military Affairs Bu, Ministry of Army Vice Minister of Army acting
14 1 Aug 1930 Lt General Sugiyama Hajime 12th class, MA acting Vice Minister of Army Cdr, 12th Division
15 29 Feb 1932 Lt General Koiso Kuniaki 12th class, MA Dir, MA Bu, Ministry of Army CoS, Kwantung Army
16 8 Aug 1932 Lt General Yanagawa Heisuke 12th class, MA Inspector, Cavalry Commander, 1st Division
17 1 Aug 1934 Lt General Hashimoto Toranosuke 14th class, MA Chief, Admin Bu, General Staffs Att, General Staffs
18 21 Sep 1935 Lt General Furusho Motoo 14th class, MA Cdr, 11th Division Att, Army Air Command
19 23 Mar 1936 Lt General Umezu Yoshijiro 15th class, MA Cdr, 2nd Division Cdr, 1st Army
20 30 May 1938 Lt General Tojo Hideki 17th class, MA CoS, Kwantung Army Inspector General of Aviation
21 10 Dec 1938 Lt General Yamawaki Masataka 18th class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Cdr, 3rd Division
22 14 Oct 1939 Lt General Anami Korechika 18th class, MA Att, General Staffs Cdr, 11th Army
23 10 Apr 1941 Lt General Kimura Heitaro 20th class, MA CoS, Kwantung Army Dir, Ordnance Management Cmd
24 11 Mar 1943 Lt General Tominaga Kyoji 25th class, MA Dir, Personnel Bu, Ministry of Army Att, General Staffs
25 30 Aug 1944 Lt General Shibayama Kaneshiro 24th class, MA Supreme Adviser, ROC (Nanking) Att, General Staffs
26 18 Jul 1945 Lt General Wakamatsu Tadakazu 26th class, MA Chief of Staff, Second General Army reserve
27 30 Oct 1945 Lt General Hara Mamoru 25th class, MA Commander, Eastern Military Police reserve 30 Nov 1945 abolished

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