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Aotsu Kikutaro (1897-1947)

Aotsu commanded the infantry group of 41 Division in New Guinea from August or September 1944. He commanded a brigade group build around 237 Regiment from October 1944, which with the remainder of 18 Army was cut off and isolated for the remainder of the war.

Service record

1897

Born
1939

Chief of staff, 24 Division
1942     
Colonel     
Staff, 18 Army
1944-8     
Major general     
Commander, Infantry Group, 41 Division
1947

Dies

References

Australian War Memorial (accessed 2007-12-30)

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-1-2)



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