Yamashita Gentaro

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Admiral Baron Yamashita Gentaro 山下源太郎 (30 Jul 1863JOS / 12 Sept 1863GC - 18 Feb 1931) was a Japanese Naval officer, and peer.

History

date rank title job
15 Oct 1883 Midshipman
7 Apr 1886 Sublieutenant
28 Aug 1889 Lieutenant JG
1 Dec 1897 Lt Commander
28 Jun 1898 Commander
26 Sep 1903 Captain
28 Aug 1908 Rear Admiral
1 Dec 1912 Vice Admiral
1 Dec 1917 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet
2 Jul 1918 Admiral
1 Sep 1918 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet and Combined Fleet
15 Oct 1918 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet
1 Jun 1919 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet and Combined Fleet
28 Oct 1919 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet
1 Dec 1919 Military Councillor
1 Dec 1920 Chief, Naval General Staff and Member of Admirals' Committee
15 Apr 1925 Military Councillor
1 Jul 1928 Deactivated
10 Nov 1928 Baron
18 Feb 1931 died (67)


Preceded by
Fujii Koichi
Vice Chief, Naval General Staff
25 Mar 1914 - 10 Aug 1915
Succeeded by
Sato Tetsutaro
Preceded by
Fujii Koichi
CinC, Sasebo Naval District
10 Aug 1915 - 1 Dec 1917
Succeeded by
Yashiro Rokuro
Preceded by
Yoshimatsu Motaro
CinC, First Fleet
1 Dec 1917 - 1 Dec 1919
Succeeded by
Yamaya Tanin
New organization
CinC, Combined Fleet
1 Sept 1918 - 15 Oct 1918
dissolved
New organization
CinC, Combined Fleet
1 Jun 1919 - 28 Oct 1919
dissolved
Preceded by
Shimamura Hayao
Chief, Naval General Staff
1 Dec 1920 - 15 Apr 1925
Succeeded by
Suzuki Kantaro