Wakita Kiichiro

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Rear Admiral (post.) Wakita Kiichiro 脇田喜一郎 (1 Oct 1898 - 25 Nov 1944) was Japanese naval officer. 48th class of Naval Academy (61st place out of 171 graduates).

History

date rank title job
1 Oct 1898 born
16 Jul 1920 Midshipman Crew, Asama
9 Apr 1921 Crew, Fuso
1 Jun 1921 Sublieutenant
26 Sept 1921 Crew, Iwate
1 Dec 1921 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
8 Apr 1922 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
12 Jul 1922 Equipment officer, Tade
31 Jul 1922 Crew, Tade
30 May 1923 Student, Basic course, Naval Submarine School
1 Dec 1923 Lieutenant JG Crew, Submarine No.32
1 Nov 1924 Crew, Submarine Ro-4
1 Dec 1924 Crew, Submarine Ro-23
1 Dec 1925 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1926 Division commander, Hiei
30 Nov 1929 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Tatsuta
1 Dec 1930 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Sendai
1 Dec 1931 Division commander, Sasebo Defense Unit
1 Dec 1932 Lt Commander
1 May 1933 Destroyer Commanding officer, Tsuga
31 Oct 1935 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yuzuki
6 Jan 1936 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yuzuki / Destroyer Commanding officer, Mochizuki
26 May 1936 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yuzuki
22 Jul 1936 Chief Equipment officer, Murasame
7 Jan 1937 Destroyer Commanding officer, Murasame
1 Dec 1937 Destroyer Commanding officer, Asashio
13 Jan 1938 Destroyer Commanding officer, Asashio / Destroyer Commanding officer, Arashio
30 Mar 1938 Destroyer Commanding officer, Asashio
1 Aug 1938 Destroyer Commanding officer, Asashio / Destroyer Commanding officer, Oshio
15 Nov 1938 Commander
15 Dec 1938 Destroyer Commanding officer, Fubuki
10 Dec 1939 Destroyer Commanding officer, Asagumo
15 Nov 1940 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yukikaze
20 Jul 1941 Commanding officer, 21st Torpedo Unit
10 Mar 1942 Executive officer, Sasebo Defense Unit / Executive officer, Sasebo Submarine Base Unit
25 Jun 1942 Attendant, 1st Escort Squadron HQ
5 Jul 1942 Commanding officer, 22nd Destroyer Unit
10 Dec 1942 Member, Sasebo Naval District
6 Jan 1943 Member, Ominato Guard District
12 Jan 1943 Commanding officer, 1st Destroyer Unit
1 May 1943 Captain
17 May 1943 Commanding officer, 1st Destroyer Unit / Destroyer Commanding officer, Numakaze
2 Jun 1943 Commanding officer, 1st Destroyer Unit
20 Aug 1943 Commanding officer, 21st Destroyer Unit
25 May 1944 Member, Sasebo Naval District
15 Jul 1944 Commanding officer, 41st Destroyer Unit
25 Nov 1944 Rear Admiral killed in action (46)