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Akiyama, Teruo

Date of birth:
September 16th, 1891 (Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan)
Date of death:
July 6th, 1943 (Solomon Islands, Pacifc Ocean)
Mentioned on:
Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Rear admiral Teruo Akiyama was killed in the Battle of Kula Gulf in 1943.

Promotions:
19 December 1913: Midshipman
1 December 1914: Ensign
1 December 1916: Lieutenant (j.g.)
1 December 1920: Lieutenant
1 December 1926: Lieutenant Commander
1 December 1932: Commander
1 December 1937: Captain
1 November 1942: Rear Admiral
6 July 1943: Vice Admiral (posthumous)

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