The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General  Fan Hanjie

Fan Hanjie


* 29th of October 1896

† 16th of January 1976


(Fan Han-chieh)


1922-07-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Post rank)
1923-03-XX Colonel (Post rank)
1924-11-XX Second Lieutenant (Post rank)
1925-01-XX Lieutenant (Post rank)
1925-03-XX Lieutenant-Colonel (Post rank)
1925-12-XX Colonel (Post rank)
1926-11-XX Major-General (Post rank)
1935-05-04 Colonel
1936-04-XX Lieutenant-General (Post rank)
1936-09-05 Major-General
1945-03-08 Lieutenant-General


1922-07-XX 1923-03-XX Chief of Warfare Branch, Staff Section, Western Route Expeditionary Army, Guangxi Army
1923-03-XX 1924-05-XX Commanding Officer 6th Route, Western Route Expeditionary Army, Guangxi Army
1923-03-XX 1924-05-XX Magistrate of Sanshui County, Guangdong
1924-05-XX 1924-11-XX Attending the Huangpu (Whampoa) Military Academy
1924-11-XX 1925-01-XX Commanding Officer ? Platoon, 4th Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Instruction Regiment, Huangpu (Whampoa) Military Academy
1925-01-XX 1925-03-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 4th Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Instruction Regiment, Huangpu (Whampoa) Military Academy
1925-03-XX 1925-08-XX Staff Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Guangdong Army
1925-08-XX 1925-12-XX Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 29th Regiment, 10th Division
1925-12-XX 1926-11-XX Commanding Officer 29th Regiment, 10th Division, 4th Army
1926-11-XX 1927-03-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 10th Division, 4th Army
1927-03-XX 1927-10-XX Commanding Officer Zhejiang Garrison Division
1927-10-XX 1928-07-XX Senior Staff Officer, 8th Route Army
1928-07-XX 1931-09-XX Attending the German Military Academy
1931-09-XX Returned to China
1931-09-XX 1932-05-XX Unemployed
1932-05-XX 1933-11-XX Chief of Staff Section, 19th Route Army
1933-11-XX 1934-01-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, 1st Field Army, Fujian China People's Revolutionary Government
1934-01-XX 1934-03-XX Unemployed
1934-03-XX 1934-11-XX Advisor, Nanchang Field Headquarters
1934-11-XX 1936-04-XX Chief of Staff, 2nd Division
1936-04-XX 1937-09-XX Deputy Commanding Officer 1st Army
1937-09-XX 1938-05-XX Deputy Commander in Chief 17th Army Corps
1938-05-XX 1938-09-01 Chief of Education Department, Central Military Academy
1938-09-01 1942-01-14 Commanding Officer 27th Army
1942-01-14 1942-06-25 Deputy Commander in Chief 34th Army Group
1942-06-25 1944-10-XX Commander in Chief 38th Army Group
1944-10-XX 1945-01-XX Attending the 1st Generals' Class, Army College
1945-01-XX 1945-07-20 Chief of Staff, to the Deputy Commander in Chief 8th War Area
1945-07-20 1946-05-31 Deputy Commander in Chief 1st War Area
1945-07-20 1946-05-31 Chief of Staff, 1st War Area
1946-05-31 1946-06-29 Deputy Chief of Staff, Ministry of National Defence
1946-06-29 1948-10-14 Deputy Commander in Chief of the Army
1947-03-XX 1948-01-17 Commanding Officer Zhengzhou Command Post
1947-06-XX 1948-01-17 Commander in Chief 1st Army Corps
1948-01-17 1948-10-14 Commanding Officer Jinzhou Command Post
1948-01-17 1948-10-14 Commanding Officer Hebei-Rehe-Liaoning Border Area
1948-02-18 1948-06-22 Chairman of Rehe Provincial Government
1948-08-19 1948-10-14 Deputy Commanding Officer Northeastern Bandit Suppression Headquarters
1948-10-14 Captured by the People's Liberation Army
1948-10-14 1960-11-XX Imprisoned
1960-10-XX Released
1962-03-XX 1964-12-XX Special Commissioner, National Committee, People's Political Consultative Conference
1964-12-XX 1976-01-16 Member of the National Committee, People's Political Consultative Conference
Picture source: Courtesy of Tom Chan