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Morimoto Jo (1894-1969)

Morimoto was called out of retirement to command naval air groups in the final two years of the war.

Service record

1886-7-23   Born
1907-11-20     
Midshipman     
Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 7th in a class of 172. Assigned to CL Itsukushima
1908-7-28   BC Ikoma
1908-12-25 Ensign
1909-12-25   Gunnery School Basic Course
1910-4-20   Torpedo School Basic Course
1910-7-31   BC Kurama
1910-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade     
 
1911-12-1   DD Fubuki
1912-12-1   Naval College B-Course
1913-5-24   Torpedo School Advanced Course
1913-12-1 Lieutenant DD Tachibana
1914-12-1   Trip to United Kingdom
1915-2-5   DD Urakaze
1916-9-12   Staff, Destroyer Squadron 3
1916-12-1   Staff, 2 Squadron
1917-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1919-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
Staff, 4 Squadron
1920-5-10   Staff, 2 Naval District
1921-1-7   S5, N3, Naval General Staff
1923-6-1   Attache, Brazil
1923-12-1 Commander  
1925-12-29   Commander, Destroyer Division 7
1926-10-15   Executive officer, CA Furutaka
1927-12-1   Commander, Destroyer Division 3
1928-12-10 Captain Staff, Administration Bureau, Kure Navy Yard
1930-11-8   Commander, CA Maya
1932-12-1   1 Naval District
1933-2-14   Commander, CA Haguro
1933-11-15   1 Naval District
1934-11-15 RADM Naval General Staff
1934-12-15
Retires
1944-8-1
Recalled
1944-8-10   Staff, 11_Combined Air Group
1944-8-15   Commander, Shiga Air Group
1945-3-15   Commander, Kagoshima Air Group
1945-7-10   Commander, Kurashiki Air Group
1945-9-15
Retires
1969-11-1   Dies

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2010-10-27)



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