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Uemura Toshimichi (1889-1947)

Uemura Toshimichi was commissioned in the infantry in 1910 and graduated from the War College in 1922.  He was deputy chief of staff of the Shanghai Expeditionary Army in 1937 and commanded 29 Division in Manchuria when war broke out in the Pacific. He was given command of 5 Army in Manchuria in October 1943 and of 36 Army in Japan in July 1944.

Service record

1889     

Born
1910
Second lieutenant     

1921

War College
1936
Colonel
Commander, 24 Regiment
1936

Chief, General Affairs Section, General Affairs Bureau, General Staff
1937

Chief, 1 Section (Training), General Affairs Bureau, General Staff
1937

Vice chief of staff, Shanghai Expeditionary Army
1938

Commandant, Tokyo Army Youth School
1940

Chief of staff, 3 Army
1941
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 29 Division
1943

Commander, 5 Army, Manchuria
1944-7-15     

Commander, 36 Army, Japan


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-5-12)

Hayashi and Cox (1959)

Pettibone (2007)



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