Shimohira Eitaro

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Rear Admiral Shimohira Eitaro 下平英太郎 (19 Jan 1869JOS / 1 Mar 1869GC - 13 May 1933) was a Japanese naval officer. 17th class of Naval Academy (9th place out of 88 graduates).

History

date rank title job
19 Jan 1869 born
17 Jul 1890 Midshipman Crew, Hiei
4 Jun 1891 Crew, Tsukuba
30 Jun 1891 Crew, Atago
20 May 1892 Crew, Yaeyama
30 Jun 1892 Sublieutenant Assistant Division officer, Kure Seaman Corps
25 Apr 1893 Assistant Navigator, Tenryu
6 Mar 1895 Assistant Navigator / Assistant Division officer, Tenryu
9 Jun 1895 Assistant Navigator, Tenryu
29 Jul 1895 Member, Attack Division, Yokosuka Torpedo Unit
25 Aug 1895 Assistant Division officer, Naval Torpedo Training Center
4 Jan 1896 Student, Naval Torpedo Training Center
11 May 1896 Crew, Naniwa
5 Jun 1896 Lieutenant Division commander, Sasebo Seaman Corps
11 Dec 1896 Division commander, Oshima
1 Dec 1897 Division commander, Kure Seaman Corps
19 May 1898 Boat Commanding officer, 2nd Torpedo boat Unit, Yokosuka Torpedo Corps
3 Jun 1899 Division commander, Chinen
16 Aug 1899 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Kasagi
20 May 1900 Staff / Adjutant, Office of Governor General of Taiwan
12 Dec 1901 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Chitose
24 May 1902 Lt Commander
11 Nov 1902 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Tokiwa
28 Dec 1903 Chief Gunner, Tokiwa
29 Oct 1904 Crew, Karasaki-maru
27 Dec 1904 Instructor / Division commander, Naval Gunnery Training Center
20 Dec 1905 Instructor, Naval Gunnery Training Center
28 Sept 1906 Commander
28 Sept 1907 Executive officer, Kasuga
10 Dec 1908 Staff, Maizuru Naval District
1 Dec 1911 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
20 Apr 1912 Captain
22 May 1912 Commanding officer, Tsushima
29 Jun 1912 Commanding officer, Takachiho
1 Dec 1912 Inspector, Maizuru Naval Yard
26 Feb 1913 Commanding officer, Chikuma
7 Apr 1914 Commanding officer, Yakumo
1 Dec 1914 Commanding officer, Suwo
1 Apr 1915 Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance
10 Jan 1917 Chief Equipment officer, Hyuga / Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance
1 Nov 1917 Commanding officer / Chief Equipment officer, Hyuga / Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance
1 Dec 1917 Rear Admiral Wait for appointment
1 Dec 1918 reserved
19 Jan 1925 deactivated
19 Jan 1929 retired
13 May 1933 died (64)