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Itagaki, Seishiro

Date of birth:
January 21st, 1885 (Morioka, Iwate, Japan)
Date of death:
December 23rd, 1948 (Sugamo Prison, Tokyo, Japan)
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

General and war criminal Seishiro Itagaki commanded the 5th Division, the Japanese Korea Army and the 7th Army Group. He was hanged in 1948.

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Period:
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1906
Kyuokujitsu sho, 6th Class
Period:
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1906
1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War Medal
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1914
Zuiho sho, 5th Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1920
Zuiho sho, 4th Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1920
1914-1920 War Medal
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1927
Zuiho sho, 3rd Class
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1934
Zuiho sho, 2nd Class
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1934
Kyuokujitsu sho, 2nd Class
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1934
Kinshi Kunsho 3rd Class
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1934
1931 China Incident Medal
Rank:
Chu-sho (Lieutenant-General)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1937
Zuiho sho, 1st Class
Rank:
Chu-sho (Lieutenant-General)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1937
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 27th, 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1940
Kinshi Kunsho 2nd Class
Period:
Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1940
1937 China Incident Medal
Emperor's Visit to Japan Commemorative Medal

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