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Aoki Seiichi (1892-1977)

Aoki commanded 40 Division under 11 Army in central China when war broke out. He had participated in the first two attempts to take Changsha, and would participate in the third attempt, December 1941-January 1942. He was recalled to Japan in September 1944 to command 2 Depot Division at Sendai, which was a rear echelon for several field divisions and brigades.

Service record

1892

Born
1935-8-1     
Colonel
Commander, 41 Regiment
1937-3-1

Chief, Mechanization Section, Ordnance Bureau, Ministry of War
1938-7-15
Major general
Commander, 18 Brigade
1940-3-15

Chief of staff, Central Defense Army
1940-8-1

Chief of staff, Central Army District
1941-8-25     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 40 Division
1944-9-2

Retires
1944-9-11     

Recalled as commander, 2 Depot Division
1945-3-31

Commander, Osaka Area Command
1977

Dies


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2014-2-8)

Hsu and Chang (1971)



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