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Hashimoto, Shintaro

    Date of birth:
    May 11th, 1892 (Wakayama Prefecture, Japan)
    Date of death:
    May 16th, 1945 (Strait of Malacca, near Penang)
    Buried on:
    Yasukuni War Shrine
    Nationality:
    Japanese

    Biography

    Vice admiral Shintaro Hashimoto was killed in the Battle of the Strait of Malacca in 1945.

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    1937 China Incident Medal
    Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Unit:
    Kruiser Hugaro, 5e Kruiserdivisie, Japanse Keizerlijke Marine (Cruiser Hugaro, 5th Cruiser Division, Imperial Japanese Navy)
    Awarded on:
    1945
    Gunjin Izoku-kai

    Sources

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