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Hirabayashi Morito (1887-1969)

Hirabayashi commanded 17 Division in northern China when war broke out in the Pacific. After retiring in 1943, he became mayor of Matsumoto before being recalled to active duty in 1945.

Service record

1887     

Born
1933
Colonel      
4 Division
1934

Commander, 8 Regiment
1936

Chief of staff, 16 Division
1937
Major general
Chief military advisor, Manchukuo
1939

Provost marshal
1940
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 17 Division
1942

General Staff
1943

Retires
1945

Recalled to active duty. Commander, 54 Depot Division
1945

Commander, Nagano Divisional District

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-7)



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