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Kishi Fukuji

Kishi Fukuji (Kishi Kikuji) commanded Cruiser Division 9 at the start of the Pacific War. He may possibly be the same individual as Kikuji Fukuki, who commanded the destroyer screen for the Aleutians invasion in May-June 1942. The name is also given as Kishi Fukuhara.

Service record

1891-4-30   born
1912-7-17 Midshipman     
Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 14th in a class of 144. Assigned to CA Soya
1913-5-1   BB Kashima
1913-12-1 Ensign CA Niitaka
1914-8-1   BB Mikasa
1915-12-13     
Lieutenant junior grade     
Torpedo School Basic Course
1916-6-1   Gunnery School Basic Course
1916-12-1   BC Tsukuba
1917-2-7   Staff, 2 Special Task Fleet
1917-5-14   DD Matsu
1918-11-1   Staff, 2 Special Task Fleet
1918-12-1 Lieutenant PG Manshu
1919-12-1   Navao College Navigation Course
1920-12-1   AC Nojima
1921-10-1   Nagara
1923-10-15   3 Naval District
1923-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1924-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1925-12-1   Kinu
1926-11-1   Navy General Staff
1929-11-30 Commander Instructor, CA Kasuga
1931-11-10   Executive officer, CA Yakumo
1933-8-25   Commander, AC Muroto
1933-11-15 Captain
 
1934-10-20   3 Naval District
1934-11-15   Commander, Natori
1935-11-15   Chief Instructor, Navigation School
1938-11-5   Commander, Fuso
1939-11-15 Rear admiral
Chief of staff, 4 Fleet
1941-10-10   Navy General Staff
1941-11-20   Commander, Cruiser Division 9
1943-3-15   Commander, Cruiser Division 8
1943-5-1 Vice admiral
 
1944-1-1   Navy General Staff
1944-2-23   Chief of staff, Maritime Escort Fleet
1944-11-4   Commander, 1 Maritime Escort Division
1944-12-10   Commander, 1 Escort Fleet
1945-7-10   Commander, 7 Fleet
1945-8-20   Navy General Staff
1945-9-15
Retires
1949-7-10   Dies


References

Fuller (1992)

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-1-30)

Prados (1995)


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