TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to input@tracesofwar.com and it will be published!

Sugiyama, Hajime

Date of birth:
January 1st, 1880 (Kokura/Fukuoka, Japan)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1945 (Tokyo, Japan)
Buried on:
Tama Cemetery
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Field marshal Hajime Sugiyama committed suicide on 12 September 1945.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1937
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Tai-sho (General)
Awarded on:
April 23rd, 1942
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gen-sui (Field Marshall)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1943
Gensui
Kyuokujitsu sho, 2nd Class
Zuiho sho, 2nd Class
Kinshi Kunsho 5th Class
1931 China Incident Medal
Great Manchukuo | National Foundation Merit Medal

Sources

  • - Shōkan, Hirohito's samurai : Richard Fuller
    - "Government Bulletin" No. 3395, "Ordination and Resignation," May 2, 1938.
    - "Government Bulletin" No. 4586, "Ordination and Resignation," April 27, 1942.
    - Photo recognition

Photo