Southern Expeditionary Army (Japanese Army)

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Southern Expeditionary Army (南方軍 Nampo Gun)

Assignment

Commander-in-chief

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 6 Nov 1941 General Terauchi Hisaichi 11th class, MA Military Councillor 21 Aug 1943 Field Marshal,
12 Sep 1946 died
disbanded due to Japanese surrender

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 6 Nov 1941 Lt General Tsukada Osamu 19th class, MA Vice Chief of General Staffs Cdr, 11th Army
2 1 Jul 1942 Lt General Kuroda Shigenori 21st class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Commander, Fourteenth Army
3 19 May 1943 Lt General Shimizu Noritsune 23rd class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Chief of Staff, Seventh Area Army
4 22 Mar 1944 Lt General Iimura Jo 21st class, MA Cdt, Military College Cdr, 2nd Area Army
5 26 Dec 1944 Lt General Numata Takazo 24th class, MA Chief of Staff, Second Area Army disbanded due to Japanese surrender

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