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Araki Keikichi (1896-1948)

Araki commanded Utsumi Air Group in the final months of the war. 

Service record

1896-2-25   born
1917-11-24     
Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 19th in a class of 89. Assigned to CL Asama
1918-7-11   CL Tone
1918-8-1 Ensign  
1918-12-1   Torpedo School Basic Course
1919-5-23   Gunnery School Basic Course
1919-12-1   Yokosuka Air Group Air Course
1920-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade     
Sasebo Air Group
1922-11-1   Kasumigaura Air Group
1923-12-1 Lieutenant
1924-2-1   Resident officer, France
1926-6-1   Navy General Staff
1926-9-10   Kasumigaura Air Group
1928-12-10   Omura Air Group
1929-11-30 Lieutenant commander
 
1930-11-1   Staff, Carrier Division 1
1932-11-15   Staff, 1 Naval District
1934-11-15 Commander Instructor, Kasumigaura Air Group
1936-12-1   Executive officer, Kisarazu Air Group
1937-12-15   Staff, 1 Naval District
1939-4-1   Instructor, Kasumigaura Air Group
1939-11-15 Captain  
1939-12-1   Commander, Yatabe Air Group
1941-4-10   Commander, 1 Air Group
1942-2-14   1 Naval District
1942-10-1   Staff, 11 Air Fleet
1942-11-1   Commander, Kashima Air Group
1943-3-1   Commander, Tsuchiura Air Group
1944-8-7   Commander, Takuma Air Group
1945-5-1 Rear admiral
 
1945-5-5   Staff, 5 Air Fleet
1945-5-10   Commander, Utsumi Air Group
1945-11-15
Retires
1948-1-15   Dies

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2009-2-16)


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