Yamagata Seigo

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Admiral (post.) Yamagata Seigo 山縣正郷 (15 Feb 1891 - 17 Mar 1945) was a Japanese Naval officer. 39th class of Naval Academy (5th place out of 148 graduates).

History

date rank title job
15 Feb 1891 born
18 Jul 1911 Midshipman Crew, Aso
29 Mar 1912 Crew, Katori
1 Dec 1912 Sublieutenant
1 Dec 1913 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
27 May 1914 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1914 Lieutenant JG Crew, Soya
23 Aug 1915 Crew, Fuso
1 Apr 1916 Crew, Nenohi
5 Sept 1916 Crew, Hirado
20 Jan 1917 Crew, Hamakaze
1 Dec 1917 Lieutenant Student, B-course, Naval College
15 Apr 1918 Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1918 Crew, Keyaki
15 Sept 1919 Division commander, Azuma
19 Jun 1920 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander / Equipment officer, Yakaze
8 Jun 1921 Crew, Tsubaki
10 Nov 1921 Destroyer Commanding officer, Ariake / Instructor, Naval Torpedo School
20 Jul 1922 Destroyer Commanding officer, Ariake
1 Dec 1922 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1923 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1924 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Yamashiro
20 Oct 1925 Inspector, Ordnance Division, Yokosuka Naval Yard
1 Jul 1926 Staff, Administration Division, Sasebo Naval Yard
10 Oct 1927 Supervisor, Ordnance, Naval Shipping Command (Official trip to UK)
10 Dec 1928 Commander
10 Mar 1929 Order of return
6 Sept 1929 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
10 Sept 1929 Staff, Supply Bureau, Ministry of Navy
15 Aug 1930 Staff, First Expeditionary Fleet
11 Jul 1932 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
10 Sept 1932 Attendant, Naval Aviation Command
26 Sept 1932 Staff, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command
1 Dec 1932 Captain
1 Apr 1933 Chief, 1st Section, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command
15 Nov 1934 Commanding officer, Hosho
12 Jun 1935 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
31 Oct 1935 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Air Factory
1 Dec 1936 Instructor, Naval College
15 Jul 1938 Attendant, Naval Aviation Command / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
15 Nov 1938 Rear Admiral
1 Dec 1938 Attendant, Fifth Fleet HQ
15 Dec 1938 Commander, 3rd Air Unit Group
1 Dec 1939 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command
20 Mar 1942 Attendant, Eleventh Air Fleet HQ
1 Apr 1942 Commander, 26th Air Squadron
1 May 1942 Vice Admiral
25 Feb 1943 Attendant, Naval General Staff
10 Jun 1943 Commander-in-chief, Takao Guard District
30 Nov 1943 Commander-in-chief, Fourth Southern Expeditionary Fleet
10 Mar 1945 Attendant, Naval General Staff
17 Mar 1945 Admiral killed in action (54)


military assignment
Preceded by
Takagi Takeo
CinC, Takao Guard District
1 Jun 1943 - 30 Nov 1943
Succeeded by
Fukuda Ryozo
New organization
CinC, 4th Southern Expeditionary Fleet
30 Nov 1943 - 10 Mar 1945
dissolved