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Iwamatsu Yoshio (1886-1958)

Iwamatsu commanded 1 Army in central China at the time war broke out in the Pacific. He retired shortly thereafter.

Service record

1892     

Born
1928
Colonel     
Commander, 2 Taiwan Regiment
1931

Chief of staff, 5 Division
1932

Chief, 5 Section (Asian Intelligence), 2 Bureau, General Staff
1932

Chief of intelligence, Nanking
1934
Major general      
Commander, 21 Brigade
1936

Commander, Taiwan Garrison
1937

Commander, 1 Independent Garrison Unit
1938
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 15 Division
1940-3-9     

Commander, Central Defense Army
1940-8-1

Commander, Central Army District
1941-6-20     

Commander, 1 Army
1942-8-1     

Supreme War Council
1942

Retired
1958

Dies

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-2-5)

Pettibone (2007)


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