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Yamaguchi, Tamon

Date of birth:
August 17th, 1892 (Tokyo, Japan)
Date of death:
June 4th, 1942 (Near Midway Island, Pacific Ocean)
Mentioned on:
Aoyama Cemetery
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

Rear admiral Tamon Yamaguchi fell during the Battle of Midway in 1942. He was posthumously promoted to vice admiral.

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Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College
Showa Enthronement Medal
Border War Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Chūjō (Vice Admiral)
Unit:
2nd Carrier Division, 5th Fleet, Combined Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
1942
Awarded for:
Operation MI
Gunjin Izoku-kai

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