graduate

Kawada Tsuchitato

Kawada relieved Sato as commander of 31 Division under 15 Army following the disastrous U-Go operation against Imphal. He led the retreat of the starving survivors back to the Irrawady.

Service record

1936     
Colonel     
Senior Adjutant, China Garrison Army
1937

Senior Adjutant, China Northern Area Army
1938

Commander, 44 Regiment
1940
Major general     
Commander, 10 Independent Mixed Brigade
1942-12     

Commander, Infantry Group, Imperial Guards Division
1943

Chief, Administration Section, 2 Imperial Guards Division
1943

Commander, 16 Independent Garrison Unit
1943

Commander, 26 Independent Mixed Brigade
1944-7
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 31 Division


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-18)

Pettibone (2007)


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