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Ito Kenzo (1894-1974)

Ito commanded the light cruisers of Cruiser Division 14 in 1943.

Service record

1894-3-6   born
1913-12-19     
Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 21st in a class of 118. Assigned to CL Asama
1914-8-11   BB Satsuma
1914-12-1 Ensign  
1915-10-1   CL Aso
1916-9-12   BC Ibuki
1916-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade     
Torpedo School Basic Course
1917-6-1   Gunnery School Basic Course
1917-12-1   CL Iwate
1918-7-24   DD Umikaze
1919-4-5   Naval College Selected Course
1919-12-1 Lieutenant  
1921-3-19   AO Shiretoko
1921-12-1   BB Settsu
1922-4-8   CL Idzumo
1923-5-1   BB Nagato
1924-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1925-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1926-12-1   BB Yamashiro
1927-5-1   Navy General Staff
1930-1-15   PG Katata
1930-12-1 Commander  
1932-1-28   Staff, 1 Expeditionary Fleet
1932-7-11   Attache, Argentina-Brazil-Chile
1934-11-15 Captain  
1936-4-25   Commander, AO Sunosake
1936-9-10   Navy General Staff
1936-12-1   Chief, S6, N3, Navy General Staff
1938-11-15   Commander, CA Myoko
1939-7-20   Nanking Resident
1940-10-1   Chief, Bureau of Public Relations, Navy Ministry
1940-11-15 Rear admiral
 
1940-12-6   Chief, B1, Cabinet Intelligence Agency
1942-6-2   Chief, Bureau of Administration, Southwest Area Fleet Civil Government
1943-4-1   Commander, Cruiser Division 14
1944-1-10   Commander, 30 Base Force
1944-5-1 Vice admiral
 
1946-3-10
Retires
1974-5-12   Dies

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2009-2-18)



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