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Kamata Michiaki (1890-1947)

Kamata Michiaki (Kamada Michiaki) commanded Yokosuka Local Defense Squadron when war broke out. He later commanded 22 Base Force  at Balikpapan, and was executed postwar for the massacre of Borneo natives.

Service record

1890-1-15   Born
1911-7-18 Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 95th in a class of 148. Assigned to CL Aso
1912-4-19   CL Iwate
1912-12-1 Ensign  
1913-12-1   BB Shikishima
1914-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade
Gunnery School Basic Course
1915-5-26   Torpedo School Basic Course
1915-12-13     
  BC Tsukuba
1916-4-1   Naval College Selected Course
1918-5-1   Staff, 2 Special Task Fleet
1918-7-5   CL Idzumo
1918-9-10   DD Katsura
1918-12-1 Lieutenant  
1919-8-20   Torpedo Boat Division 9
1919-12-1   Gunnery  School Advanced Course
1920-12-1   BB Mutsu
1921-5-12   Navy General Staff
1923-3-20   AG Yamato
1924-2-5   BB Ise
1924-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1925-5-15   CL Kiso
1926-12-1   CL Abukuma
1927-12-1   Adjutant, Navy General Staff
1929-11-30   PG Hozu
1930-12-1 Commander Adjutant, Naval Academy
1932-12-1   Adjutant, 2 Naval District
1934-11-15   Executive officer, BB Hiei
1935-11-15 Captain  
1935-11-21   Commander, CL Tenryu
1936-2-15   Commander, AO Ondo
1936-11-16   Commander, CL Idzumo
1937-12-1   Commander, CA Kako
1938-12-1   Commander, CA Ashigara
1940-10-15   Navy General Staff
1941-1-15    Chief, Kainan I Naval Special Task Office
1941-7-1   Commander, Yokosuka Local Defense Squadron
1941-10-15 Rear admiral
 
1942-10-5   Staff, 8 Fleet
1942-11-25   Chief, 8 Bureau of Construction
1942-12-29   Commander, 2 Base Force
1944-1-15   Commander, Otake Sailor Corps
1944-8-10   Staff, 2 Southern Expeditionary Fleet
1944-8-23   Commander, 22 Base Force
1945-5-1 Vice Admiral
 
1947-5-3
Retires
1947-10-18   Executed for war crimes

References

Dupuy et.al. (1992)

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-4-2)



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