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Nasu Yumio (1892-1942)

Nasu commanded the infantry group of 2 Division when war broke out. He was killed along with most of his men at the battle of "Coffin Corner" on Guadalcanal, 24-25 October 1942.

Service record

1892-6-27     

Born
1933-8
Colonel     
78 Regiment
1935-3-15

Military advisor, Manchukuo
1938-3-10

Commander, 59 Regiment
1940-3-9
Major general      
Commander, 3 Brigade
1940-11-13     

Commander, Infantry Group, 2 Division
1942-10-26      
Lieutenant general (posthumous)     
Killed in action at Guadalcanal

References

Ammentorp (accessed 2016-11-24)

Morison (1949)


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