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Uwano Keizo (1891-1985)

Uwano was one of the Japanese Navy's most senior aviators and commanded air flotillas during much of the Pacific War.

Service record

1891-12-20     
  born
1913-12-19 Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 77th in a class of 118. Assigned to CL Asama
1914-8-11   BB Settsu
1914-8-21   Armored ship Okinoshima
1914-12-1 Ensign BB Mikasa
1916-7-24   CL Otowa
1916-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade      
Gunnery School Basic Course
1917-6-1   Torpedo School Basic Course
1917-12-1   Air Course
1918-12-1   Yokosuka Air Group
1920-1-30   BB Mikasa
1920-5-6   Staff, 3 Fleet
1920-7-9   <Yokosuka< Air Group
1920-12-1 Lieutenant
Sasebo Air Group
1922-11-1   Kasumigaura Air Group
1925-1-7   Omura Air Group
1925-6-1   CVL Hosho
1925-9-1   Omura Air Group
1925-10-20   CVL Hosho
1925-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1927-11-15   Kasumigaura Air Group
1930-12-1   CV Akagi
1931-10-24   CV Kaga
1931-12-1 Commander  
1932-11-1   Staff, Burea of Education, Naval Air Command
1935-11-15 Captain Commander, AV Notoro
1936-12-1   Executive officer, Kasumigaura Air Group
1938-11-15   Commander, CV Soryu
1939-10-15   Commander, Oita Air Group
1940-11-15   Commander, Yokosuka Air Group
1941-10-15 Rear admiral
 
1942-11-17   Commander, 25 Air Flotilla
1944-5-5   Staff, 1 Air Fleet
1944-5-15   Commander, 61 Air Flotilla
1944-10-15 Vice admiral
 
1944-11-15   Navy General Staff
1945-3-10   Chief Inspector, Nagoya
1945-5-10   Chief Inspector, Tokai
1945-9-15
Retires
1985-9-25   Dies

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2009-3-2)


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