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Imamura Osamu (1891-1978)

Imamura Osamu commanded 12 Air Flotilla when war broke out in the Pacific.

Service record

1891-10-16     
  born
1912-7-17 Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 26th in a class of 144. Assigned to CL Soya
1913-5-1   CL Tone
1913-12-1 Ensign BB Satsuma
1914-12-1   Torpedo School Basic Course
1915-5-26   Gunnery School Basic Course
1915-12-13 Lieutenant junior grade

1916-1-10   AV Wakamiya
1916-6-1   Air Course
1917-6-1   Yokosuka Air Group
1918-11-1   Trip to United Kingdom and France
1918-12-1 Lieutenant  
1921-8-17   Yokosuka Air Group
1921-12-5   Staff, Temporary Flying Training Center
1922-7-1   Yokosuka Air Group
1922-11-1   Kasumigaura Air Group
1922-12-1   Omura Air Group
1923-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1924-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1925-12-1   Staff, Naval Shipbuilding Command
1927-4-5   Staff, Bureau of Administration, Naval Aeronautical Command
1927-12-1   Sasebo Air Group
1928-12-10   Aerospatial official, Department of Communication
1929-11-30 Commander  
1930-12-1   Executive officer, AO Notoro
1931-12-1   Staff, Bureau of Education, Naval Aeronatical Command
1932-11-1   Executive officer, CA Atago
1933-10-20   Commander, AO Notoro
1934-11-15   Commander, Sasebo Air Group
1935-11-15 Captain  
1936-12-1   Commander, Saiki Air Group
1937-7-11   Commander, 12 Air Group
1937-11-15   Executive officer, Yokosuka Air Group
1939-11-15   Commander, Suzuka Air Group
1940-10-15   Staff, Combined Fleet
1940-11-15   Commander, 6 Air Flotilla
1941-4-10   Commander, 12 Air Flotilla
1941-10-15 Rear admiral
 
1942-2-1   1 Naval District
1942-4-1   Commander, 13 Combined Air Group
1943-11-15   Staff, 1 Southern Expeditionary Fleet
1943-11-25   Commander, 10 Base Force
1944-10-15 Vice admiral
 
1946-8-7
Retires
1978-3-31   Dies


References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-11-8)



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