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Endo Yoshikazu (1891-1944)

Endo commanded 9 Fleet from 1943 until he was killed in action at the battle of Hollandia.

Service record

1891-8-8   born
1911-7-18 Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 7th in a clas of 148. Aasigned to CL Aso
1912-3-29   BB Shikishima
1912-12-1 Ensign CL Idzumo
1913-9-26   CL Adzuma
1914-9-5   BB Iwami
1914-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade     
Gunnery School Basic Course
1915-5-26   Torpedo School Basic Course
1915-12-13      
  DD Fubuki
1916-12-1   BB Fuso
1917-12-1 Lieutenant Naval College B-Course
1918-4-15   Gunnery School Advanced Course
1918-12-1   CL Tokiwa
1919-2-21   Awaiting assignment
1919-4-1   Instructor, Gunnery School
1919-8-18   CL Tokiwa
1920-6-2   BB Nagato
1921-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1923-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
Kure Sailor Corps
1924-4-21   Staff, 2 Naval District
1925-12-1   CL Kinu
1926-12-1   S5, N3, Naval General Staff
1926-12-27   Naval General Staff
1927-4-1   Resident in Germany
1927-12-1 Commander  
1929-6-15   Instructor, Naval College
1930-12-1   Executive officer, CL Nagara
1931-6-1   Attaché, Germany
1931-12-1 Captain  
1934-11-1   Commander, CL Kinu
1935-12-2   Aide-de-campe
1937-12-1 Rear admiral
 
1938-12-24   Attaché, Germany
1940-12-2   Chief of staff, 1 Naval District
1941-10-15 Vice admiral

1941-11-1   Director, Total Warfare Resarch Laboratory
1943-3-9   Commander, 1 China Fleet
1943-11-15   Commander, 9 Fleet
1944-5-3 Admiral Killed in action

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2009-5-15)

Smith (1952; accesssed 2012-11-10)


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