Yamada Hikohachi

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Vice Admiral Yamada Hikohachi 山田彦八 (29 Feb 1855JOS / 15 Apr 1855GC - 28 Jan 1942) was a Japanese Naval officer.

History

date rank title job
29 Feb 1855 born
20 Oct 1874 Crew, Takao-maru
Nov 1874 Crew, Azuma
5 Sept 1876 Crew, Tsukuba
28 Feb 1877 Crew, Asama
3 Aug 1877 Crew, Tsukuba
23 Jul 1878 Finished Naval Academy
16 Aug 1878 Midshipman
9 Sept 1878 Crew, Fujiyama
21 Jan 1880 Crew, Tsukuba
26 Jan 1881 Sublieutenant
22 Jan 1883 Crew, Kongo
5 Nov 1883 Lieutenant JG
15 Oct 1884 Division commander, Kongo
18 Dec 1884 Attendant, Naval Operations Office
22 Mar 1886 Staff, 2nd Bureau, General Staffs of Navy
17 Jun 1886 Lieutenant
14 May 1888 Staff, 2nd Bureau, General Staffs for the Navy
17 Apr 1889 Division commander, Naniwa
20 Jan 1890 Division commander, Tsukuba
13 Apr 1891 Division commander, Itsukushima / delivery crew (official trip to France)
26 May 1891 delivery crew, Matsushima
28 Aug 1891 Division commander, Matsushima
14 Dec 1891 Lt Commander Attendant, Naval Staffs
16 Apr 1892 return
3 Jun 1892 Staff, 3rd Section, Naval Staffs
19 May 1893 Staff, Kure Naval District
7 May 1894 Executive officer, Yoshino
24 Dec 1895 Commanding officer, Amagi
17 Apr 1897 Commanding officer, Tenryu
29 May 1897 acting Commander, Kure Seaman Corps
1 Jun 1897 Captain Commander, Kure Seaman Corps
23 May 1898 Commanding officer, Suma
17 Jun 1899 Chief delivery crew, Iwate (official trip to UK)
1 Sept 1900 Commanding officer, Iwate
17 May 1901 return
6 Jul 1901 Chief of Staff, Sasebo Naval District
21 Nov 1903 Commanding officer, Asahi
6 Jun 1904 Rear Admiral Commander, 5th Squadron
31 Jan 1905 Commander, 7th Squadron
20 Dec 1905 Commander, First Fleet
22 Nov 1906 Commander, Sasebo Torpedo Corps
12 Mar 1907 Commander, Kure Torpedo Corps
28 Aug 1908 Vice Admiral Commander, First Fleet
1 Dec 1909 Commander, Takeshiki Guard District
1 Dec 1910 Commander-in-chief, Ryojun Naval District
1 Dec 1912 Commander-in-chief, Yokosuka Naval District / Member of Admirals' Committee
29 May 1914 Member of Admirals' Committee
1 Mar 1915 deactivated
1 Mar 1920 retired
28 Jan 1942 died (86)


military assignment
Preceded by
Tomioka Sadayasu
CinC, Ryojun Naval District
1 Dec 1910 - 1 Dec 1912
Succeeded by
Sakamoto Hajime
Preceded by
Uryu Sotokichi
CinC, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Dec 1912 - 23 May 1914
Succeeded by
Ijichi Suetaka