The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Zentarō Wakayama

Wakayama, Zentarō

Lieutenant-General

* 27th of February 1878

† 9th of May 1951

(若山善太郎)

(わかやま ぜんたろう)

Promotions

1917-05-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1920-08-10 Colonel
1924-12-15 Major-General
1930-08-01 Lieutenant-General

Service

1917-05-02 1918-08-19 Instructor at the Army Artillery Engineering School
1917-05-02 1917-12-25 Instructor at the War College
1918-08-19 1921-06-28 Commanding Officer Imperial Guards Engineer Battalion
1921-06-28 1923-04-21 Chief of Instruction Section, Army Engineering School
1923-04-21 1923-10-15 Chief of Staff, 19th Division
1923-10-15 1924-12-15 Chief of Engineers Branch, Military Service Bureau, Ministry of War
1924-12-15 1929-08-01 Commandant of the Army Engineering School
1929-08-01 1932-01-09 Inspector of Engineers
1932-01-09 1935-03-15 General Officer Commandng 3rd Division
1935-03-15 1935-08-01 Attached to the General Staff
1935-08-01 1935-08-28 In reserve
1935-08-28 Retired