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Sakai Naoji (-1942)

Sakai Naoji (Sakai Naotsugi) commanded 15 Division in central China when war broke out. He was killed by a mine planted by Chinese Communist guerrillas on the Chekiang-Kiangsi front in southeast China in late 1942.

Service record

1935     
Colonel     
Head, Training Department, Army Signals School
1937

Commander, 4 Regiment
1938
Major general     
Commander, 19 Brigade
1940

Commandant, Army Signal School
1941
Lieutenant general    
Commander, 15 Division
1942

Killed in action

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-3)

Hoyt (1993)



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