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Sugiura Eikichi

Sugiura commanded 21 Brigade under 25 Army during its assault on Singapore in February 1942. He directed the Military Affairs Department of 42 Division in August 1943. The division deployed to the Kuriles in early 1944. Sugiura was promoted to lieutenant general and command of 115 Division at Yenchang, Honan province, China, by September 1944.

Service record

1939     
Colonel     
Commander, 117 Regiment
1941
Major general     
Commander, 21 Brigade
1943-8

Military affairs, 42 Division
1944     

Military affairs, 2 Depot Division
1944-9     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 115 Division

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-3)

Pettibone (2007)


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