Tsukahara Nishizo

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Admiral Tsukahara Nishizo 塚原二四三 (3 Apr 1887 - 10 Jan 1966) was a Japanese Naval officer. 36th class of Naval Academy (20th place out of 191 graduates).

History

date rank title job
3 Apr 1887 born
21 Nov 1908 Midshipman Crew, Soya
2 Aug 1909 Crew, Iwate
1 Dec 1909 Crew, Okinoshima
15 Jan 1910 Sublieutenant
1 Dec 1910 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
20 Apr 1911 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
4 Aug 1911 Crew, Shikishima
1 Dec 1911 Lieutenant JG
1 Dec 1912 Member, Sasebo Seaman Corps
24 May 1913 Crew, Yudachi
23 Mar 1914 Crew, Aso
1 Dec 1914 Lieutenant Student, B-course, Naval College
26 May 1915 Student, Specific course, Naval College
13 Dec 1915 Crew, Umikaze
28 Apr 1916 Chief Navigator, Mogami
1 Dec 1916 Chief Navigator, Kanto
15 May 1917 Wait for appointment
9 Jun 1917 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
9 Aug 1917 Chief Navigator, Chitose
9 Nov 1918 acting Chief Navigator, Ibuki
1 Dec 1918 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1920 Lt Commander Staff, Second Fleet
25 Feb 1921 Member, Yokosuka Naval Air Unit
30 Apr 1921 Member, Yokosuka Naval District (Member, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy)
6 Jul 1921 Member, Yokosuka Naval Air Unit / Member, Provisional Air Training Center
1 Apr 1922 Member, Yokosuka Naval District (Member, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy)
15 Apr 1922 Member, Yokosuka Naval District / Staff, Naval Education Command
1 Dec 1922 Staff, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1924 Commander
1 Apr 1925 Member, Yokosuka Naval District (Official trip to Europe, US)
15 Jan 1926 Executive officer, Hosho
15 Mar 1927 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
5 Apr 1927 Staff, Education Division, Naval Aviation Command
1 Dec 1927 Staff, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command / Staff, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy
30 Nov 1929 Captain Commanding officer, Oi
1 Dec 1930 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
9 Dec 1931 Plenipotentiary retinue for disarmament meeting in Geneve
28 Nov 1932 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Air Factory
20 Oct 1933 Commanding officer, Akagi
1 Nov 1934 Chief, Administration Division, Naval Aviation Command
15 Nov 1935 Rear Admiral
1 Dec 1937 Commander, 2nd Air Squadron
15 Dec 1937 Commander, 2nd Air Unit Group
15 Dec 1938 Commander, 1st Air Unit Group
19 Oct 1939 Attendant, Naval General Staff
15 Nov 1939 Vice Admiral
15 Apr 1940 Commander, Chinkai Guard District
1 Sept 1941 Attendant, Naval General Staff
10 Sept 1941 Commander-in-chief, Eleventh Air Fleet
1 Oct 1942 Attendant, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1942 Director, Naval Aviation Command
1 Mar 1944 Military Councillor / Vice Chief, Naval General Staff / Director, Naval Aviation Command
29 Jul 1944 Military Councillor / Director, Naval Aviation Command
15 Sept 1944 Commander-in-chief, Yokosuka Naval District / Member of Admirals' Committee
1 May 1945 Military Councillor
15 May 1945 Admiral
10 Oct 1945 Wait for appointment
15 Oct 1945 reserved
10 Jan 1966 died (78)


military assignment
Preceded by
Katagiri Eikichi
CinC, Eleventh Air Fleet
10 Sept 1941 - 1 Oct 1942
Succeeded by
Kusaka Jinichi
Preceded by
Katagiri Eikichi
Director, Naval Aviation Command
1 Dec 1942 - 15 Sept 1944
Succeeded by
Totsuka Michitaro
New creation
(Senior) Vice Chief, Naval General Staff
1 Mar 1944 - 22 Jul 1944
abolished
Preceded by
Nomura Naokuni
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Sept 1944 - 1 May 1945
Succeeded by
Totsuka Michitaro