Takayanagi Gihachi

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Vice Admiral Takayanagi Gihachi 高柳儀八 (17 Apr 1891 - 29 Dec 1973) was a Japanese Naval officer. 41st class of Naval Academy (61st place out of 118 graduates).

History

date rank title job
17 Apr 1891 born
19 Dec 1913 Crew, Asama
11 Aug 1914 Crew, Kongo
1 Dec 1914 Sublieutenant
1 May 1915 Crew, Shikishima
1 Dec 1916 Lieutenant JG Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Jun 1917 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1917 Crew, Ikoma
5 Jun 1918 Crew, Yamashiro
1 Dec 1918 acting Division commander, Yamashiro
1 Dec 1919 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1920 Equipment officer, Kiku
10 Dec 1920 Crew, Kiku
20 Jan 1921 Division commander, Kashima
10 Nov 1921 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Umikaze
1 Dec 1922 Instructor / Division commander, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1925 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1926 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1927 Chief Gunner, Natori
25 Oct 1928 Chief Gunner / Division commander, Asama
24 Dec 1929 Division commander / Instructor, Kure Seaman Corps
1 Dec 1930 Chief Gunner, Nachi
14 Nov 1931 Staff, First Fleet / Staff, Combined Fleet
1 Dec 1931 Commander
20 May 1933 Staff, Combined Fleet / Staff, First Fleet
15 Nov 1933 Staff, Education Bureau, Ministry of Navy (2nd Section)
1 Dec 1936 Captain Member, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Apr 1937 Commanding officer, Tatsuta
1 Dec 1937 Chief Instructor, Naval Gunnery School
15 Nov 1939 Commanding officer, Suzuya
15 Oct 1940 Commanding officer, Ise
25 Sept 1941 Member, Kure Naval District
1 Nov 1941 Commanding officer, Yamato
1 May 1942 Rear Admiral
17 Dec 1942 Attendant, Yokosuka Naval District
6 Jan 1943 Chief of Staff, First Fleet
25 Feb 1944 Deputy Commandant / Chief Instructor / Chief Secretary, Naval Academy / Commander, Kure Training Squadron
20 Dec 1944 Deputy Commandant / Chief Instructor / Chief Secretary, Naval Academy
1 May 1945 Vice Admiral
5 May 1945 Director, Education Burearu, Ministry of Navy
27 May 1945 Director, Education Bureau, Ministry of Navy / Chief, Force Improvement Office, Joint General Staff
20 Aug 1945 Vice Chief, Naval General Staff
15 Oct 1945 Attendant, Ministry of Navy
20 Nov 1945 reserved
29 Dec 1973 died (82)


military assignment
Preceded by
Onishi Takijiro
Vice Chief, Naval General Staff
20 Aug 1945 - 15 Oct 1945
abolished