Major General (Japanese Army)

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Major General (陸軍少将 Rikugun Shosho) was a rank of Japanese Army.

list of major generals

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promotion
name class Lt General General note
15 Aug 1871 Oyama Iwao 3 Nov 1871 discharged
13 Sep 1874 Prince Akihito 1 Mar 1880 7 Jun 1890 20 Jan 1898 Field Marshal
17 Nov 1874 Oyama Iwao 20 Nov 1878 17 May 1891 20 Jan 1898 Field Marshal
20 Nov 1878 Nozu Michitsura 21 May 1885 18 Mar 1895 31 Jan 1906 Field Marshal
21 May 1885 Oku Yasukata 29 Nov 1894 3 Nov 1903 24 Oct 1911 Field Marshal
23 Dec 1886 Hasegawa Yoshimichi 6 Jun 1896 6 Jun 1904 9 Jan 1915 Field Marshal
1 Jun 1891 Kawamura Kageaki 27 Oct 1897 15 Jan 1905 9 Jan 1915 Field Marshal
8 Dec 1892 Prince Sadanaru 1 Oct 1898 28 Jun 1904 9 Jan 1915 Field Marshal
27 Aug 1894 Terauchi Masatake 1 Oct 1898 21 Nov 1906 24 Jun 1916 Field Marshal
11 Jul 1900 Uehara Yusaku 3rd class, Cadet 6 Jul 1906 15 Feb 1915 27 Apr 1921 Field Marshal
3 Nov 1901 Prince Kotohito 3 Nov 1904 27 Nov 1912 12 Dec 1919 Field Marshal
31 Aug 1913 Prince Kuniyoshi 7th class, MA 6 Aug 1917 6 Aug 1923 27 Jan 1929 Field Marshal posthumously
31 Aug 1913 Prince Morimasa 7th class, MA 6 Aug 1917 6 Aug 1923 8 Aug 1932 Field Marshal
2 May 1916 Muto Nobuyoshi 3rd class, MA 25 Jul 1919 2 Mar 1926 3 Mar 1933 Field Marshal
4 Feb 1924 Terauchi Hisaichi 11th class, MA 1 Aug 1929 30 Oct 1935 21 Jun 1943 Field Marshal
1 May 1925 Sugiyama Hajime 12th class, MA 1 Aug 1930 2 Nov 1936 21 Jun 1943 Field Marshal
2 Mar 1926 Hata Shunroku 12th class, MA 1 Aug 1931 1 Nov 1937 2 Jun 1944 Field Marshal
2 Aug 1937 Tominaga Nobumasa 21st class, MA 2 Oct 1939 9 Nov 1943 General posthumously
1 Mar 1938 Obata Hideyoshi 23rd class, MA 2 Dec 1940 11 Aug 1944 General posthumously (killed in action)
15 Jul 1938 Suzuki Soraku 24th class, MA 1 Mar 1941 19 Apr 1945 General posthumously (killed in action)

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