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Oga Shigeru

Oga was a cavalry officer who commanded 34 Division under 11 Army in China when war broke out. His division participated in the third battle of Changsha, December 1941-January 1942. He was commander of 77 Division at Sendai from its activation in April 1944.

Service record

1933     
Colonel     
Commander, 7 Cavalry Regiment
1934

Commander, 26 Cavalry Regiment
1936

Chief, Horse Administration Section, Military Administration Bureau, Ministry of War
1937

Director, Cavalry School
1938
Major general     
Commander, 1 Brigade
1939

Commandant, Cavalry School
1940
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 34 Division
1942

Retires
1944

Recalled to active duty; Commander, 2 Depot Division
1944-4

Commander, 77 Division
1944

Commander, 2 Depot Division

References

Fuller (1992)

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-4-3)

Pettibone (2007)



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