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Shichida Ichiro

Shichida Ichiro was commissioned an infantry officer in 1908. A graduate of the War College, he was superintendent of the Military Preparatory Academy at the outbreak of war. He was appointed commander of the Mongolia Garrison Army in March 1942 and of 2 Army in May 1943. Returning to Tokyo in March 1944, he retired in April 1945 but was recalled to command 56 Army almost at once.

Service record

1908
Second lieutenant     

1933-8-1     
Colonel      
Chief, 2 Section, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1937
Major general
Commander, 24 Brigade
1937

Director, Military Academy
1939-9-7
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 20 Division
1941-4-10

Commandant, Military Preparatory School
1942-3-2     

Commander, Mongolia Garrison Army
1943-5-28      

Commander, 2 Army, Manchuria
1944-3-23

Commandant, Army School of Science
1944-10-31

Commandant, Toyama Army Infantry School
1945-4-21     

Commander, 56 Army


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2014-3-8)

Hayashi and Cox (1959)

Pettibone (2007)



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