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Nishimura, Shoji

Date of birth:
November 30th, 1889 (Akita Prefecture, Japan)
Date of death:
October 24th, 1944 (Surigao Strait, Philippines)
Buried on:
Yasukuni War Shrine


Vice admiral Shoji Nishimura was killed during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College
1937 China Incident Medal
Kyuokujitsu sho, 3rd Class


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