Sato Genzo

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Vice Admiral Sato Genzo 佐藤源蔵 (20 Jan 1890 - 14 Sept 1944) was a Japanese naval officer.

History

date rank title job
20 Jan 1890 born
17 Jul 1912 Midshipman Crew, Azuma
1 May 1913 Crew, Chikuma
1 Dec 1913 Sublieutenant
1 Feb 1915 Crew, Kirishima
13 Dec 1915 Lieutenant JG Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Jun 1916 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1916 Crew, Momo
20 Feb 1918 Attendant, Second Task Fleet headquarter
4 Apr 1918 Student, Selected course, Naval College
1 Dec 1918 Lieutenant
15 Mar 1920 Division commander, Iwate
1 Apr 1921 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Urakaze / Instructor, Naval Torpedo School
30 Apr 1921 Chief Navigator / Division commander, Urakaze / Instructor, Naval Torpedo School
3 Nov 1921 Division commander, Tone
30 May 1922 Division commander, Suma
1 Dec 1922 Adjutant / Staff, Kure Naval District
1 Dec 1923 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1924 Lt Commander
17 Mar 1925 Attendant, 5th Squadron headquarter
1 Dec 1925 Division commander, Kongo
1 May 1926 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Jun 1926 Adjutant, Military Councillor (to Admiral Takeshita Isamu) / Adjutant, Ministry of Navy
20 Jul 1927 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Adjutant, Marshal (to Togo Heihachiro) / Adjutant, Ministry of Navy
1 Aug 1928 Attendant, Naval General Staff
9 Aug 1928 official trip to UK
1 Nov 1929 Attendant, Kasumigaura Naval Air Unit
9 Nov 1929 return
30 Nov 1929 Commander
5 Jan 1930 Staff, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command / Staff, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy
1 Dec 1932 Executive officer, Kongo
15 Nov 1933 Captain Auxiliary Commanding officer, Nojima
1 Nov 1934 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Nov 1934 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Air Factory
31 Oct 1935 Chief, Ordnance Division, Naval Air Factory
15 Nov 1939 Rear Admiral
15 Nov 1940 Chief, Supply Division, Naval Aviation Command
1 Nov 1942 Chief, 1st Division, Naval Aviation Command
15 Apr 1943 Attendant, Southeast Area Fleet headquarter
1 May 1943 Vice Admiral Director, Southeast Area Naval Air Depot
14 Sept 1944 killed in action (54)