Monday, 20 January 2014

JAPANESE MILITARY AT MALAYA – WORLD WAR 2.

  1. Colonel Akinosuke Oka : Commanding the Japanese Task Force at Sarawak, 1941.
  2. General Akira Muto : Commander of the Japanese 2nd Imperial Guard Division at Singapore, 1942.
  3. Bin Kinoshita : Commander 3rd Army, Singapore, WW2.
  4. Count Terauchi : Japanese Commander for Malaya Campaign, WW2.
  5. Maj Gen. Eikichi Sugiura : Commander of the Japanese 21st Infrantry Brigade, Malaya
  6. Sgt. Eiko Yoshimura : Head of Kempetai In Ipoh – sentenced to death by hanging for torture and abuse of civilians including Sybil Kathigesu.
  7. Major Eisaku Morioka : Logistic Officer, Japanese Imperial Guard Division at Parit Sulong , Johor, 1942.
  8. Lt. Colonel Fujiwara Iwaichi : General Yamashita right hand man.
  9. Colonel G. Oguri : Senior Staff Officer, one of the signatories of the Japanese surrender at Kuala Lumpur, 1945.
  10. 2nd Lt. Goba Itsuto : War criminal – executed after the war at Pudu Prison, Kuala Lumpur on January 3, 1948.
  11. Lt. Hachiro Shoji : Commanding the Mihoro Air Group - Attack on HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse at Kuantan, Pahang on Dec. 10, 1941. 
  12. Lt. Haruki Iki : Kanoya Air Corps, took part in the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse at coast of Kuantan, Dec. 10, 1941.
  13. Lt. Gen. Haruki Isayama : Chief of Staff, 25th Army, Malaya
  14. 2nd Lt. Hashimoto Tadashi : War criminal – executed after the war at Pudu Prison, Kuala Lumpur on January 3, 1948.
  15. Major Hataichi Usui : Japanese officer – died on a plane crash while flying to Labuan on Sept, 5, 1942.
  16. Colonel Hiroshi Koba : Commander of the Japanese 55th Regiment at Malaya.
  17. Maj. General Hiroshi Takumi : Commander of Japanese Takumi Detachment at Kota Bharu, Dec. 8, 1941.
  18. Hisaichi Terauchi :  Japanese Military Governors , Malaya 1944-45.
  19. Captain Hisamatsu Haruji : Stand trial for war crimes related to massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  20. Colonel Hitashi Kohisa : Commanding Officer of the Japanese 114th Regiment at Malaya, WW2
  21. Ensign Hoashi Masame : Japanese Reconnaissance aircraft, WW2 – spotted the HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse on Dec. 10, 1941 off Kuantan.
  22. Lt. Horukichi Mackawa : Japanese Kempetai dan war criminal , served jail sentenced in Penang after war.
  23. Lt. Hoshijima Susumu : Commandant of the Prisoner of War Camp at Mile 8, Labuk Road, Sandakan.
  24. Sgt Hosotani Naoji : Japanese Kempetai at Sandakan Death March, he confessed of killing 2 Australian POWs and 5 Chinese Civilians.
  25. Lt. Colonel Ichie Fujii : Commanding the Japanese 12th Engineer Regiment at Kota Bharu, Dec. 8, 1941.
  26. Lt Colonel Ichiji Sugita : Chief Information Officer, Japanese Army, Feb 14, 1942 at Singapore.
  27. Rear Admiral Ishizaki Noburu : Commanding the Japanese Submarine Squadron 8 at Penang, 1942.
  28. Captain Iwata Mitsugi : War criminal – executed after the war for his crime
  29. Major Jyo Tomatatsu : Stand trial for war crime related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  30. Colonel Kamejiro Imai : Chief of Staff, Japanese Imperial Guard Division, Parit Sulong, Johor, 1942.
  31. Colonel Kanichi Okabe : Commander of the Japanese 5th Matsu Division, Battle of Kampar, WW2.
  32. Captain Katsutaro Ano : Japanese pilot – died on a plane crash while flying to Labuan on Sept 5, 1942.
  33. Lt. Colonel Katsutoshi Takasu : Commander of the Japanese 18th Mountain Artillery Regiment, Kota Bharu, 1941.
  34. Maj. General Kawaguchi Kiyotake : Commander of Kawaguchi Detachment, Sarawak, WW2.
  35. Gen. Kenji Doihara : Commander in Chief 7th Area Army, Singapore, WW2. 
  36. Colonel Kentaro Kunishi : Commanding Officer Japanese 4th Konoye Regiment, Malaya WW2
  37. Gen. Kitsuju Ayabe : Deputy Chief of Staff Singapore units, WW2.
  38. General Maeda Toshinari : The first Commander of the Japanese Forces at North Borneo, WW2. Killed in a plane crash while flying to Labuan on 5 Sept. 1942.
  39. Gen. Masakichi Itami : Governor General of Penang Region, WW2.
  40. Colonel Masanobu Suji : A Brutal Japanese Officer responsible for a number of incidents at Singapore in 1942.
  41. Maj General Masanori Kojima : Commanding No. 3 Kempetai , Malaya WW2
  42. Lt. General Masao Baba : General Officer Commanding Japanese 37th Army in Sabah.
  43. Masataka Kitagawa: Commander Unit 9420, Singapore WW2.
  44. Lt. Colonel Masayuki Oishi : Commander of Japanese No. 2 Field Kempetai – held trial for war crimes (The Sook Ching massacre) after the war.
  45. Gen. Masazumi Inada : Commanding Officer 3rd Shipping Transport Command, Singapore, WW2. 
  46. Admiral Matsunaga Sadaichi : Commander of the Japanese 22nd Air Flotilla , Kuantan, Pahang.
  47. Colonel Mazakazu Ogaki : Commanding Imperial Guard Division, Battle of Muar, 1942. 
  48. Vice Admiral Michiaki Kamada : Imperial Japanese Navy,North Borneo, WW2.
  49. Lt. General Moritake Tanabe : Commanding Officer Japanese 25th Army at Malaya (1943-45).
  50. Colonel Nakahata Joichi : Commanding the Japanese 4th Independent Mixed Regiment at North Borneo, 1942.
  51. Lt. General Nakao Yahagi : Chief of Staff, Japanese 25th Army at Malaya (Oct 1944 – Sept 1945).
  52. Maj. General Naoichi Kawahara : Chief of General Staff, signatories of the Japanese surrender at Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur, 1945.
  53. Lt. Commander Niichi Nakanishi : Commanding the Genzan Air Group - attack on HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse at Kuantan , Pahang on Dec. 10, 1941. 
  54. Lt. General Nishimura Takuma : Japanese war criminal related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians in Singapore.
  55. Colonel Noriyoshi Harada : Commanding Office the Japanese 21st Regiment, Malaya WW2
  56. Lt. Colonel Oishi Massayuki : Stand trial for war crime related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  57. Major Onishi Satoru : Stand trial for war crime related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  58. Lt. General Renya Mutaguchi : Commanding the Japanese Chrysanthemum Division, Japanese Imperial Army,Singapore 1942.
  59. Rioichi Naito : OKA Unit, Unit 9420, Singapore, WW2.
  60. Captain S. Hidaka : Penang Chief of Staff, Imperial Japanese Navy, WW2
  61. Lt. General Saburo Kawamura :  Commander Japanese 9th Infantry Brigade - Stand trial for war crime related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  62. Lt. Colonel Saeki : Commander of the Japanese Saeki Detachment at Malaya.
  63. Maj. General Samro Kawamura : Commanding the Japanese Kawamura Brigade at Malaya, WW2.
  64. Major Sartoru Onishi : Second in command , Japanese Kempetai, Malaya WW2. 
  65. General Seishiro Itagaki : Japanese Military Officer, signing the Japanese surrender at Singapore, 1945.
  66. Lt. Seizaburo Fujita : Incharge of the Prisoner of War, Parit Sulong 1942.
  67. Lt.Commander Shichizo Miyauchi : Commanding the Kanoya Air Group - attack on HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse at Kuantan, Pahang on Dec. 10, 1941. 
  68. Capt. Shiegeo Gotanda : Command the Type 95 Tank , Battle of Muar, 1942.
  69. Major Shigeharu Asaeda : Commanding 42nd Regiment, Imperial Japanese Army, 5th Infantry Division, Krohcol.
  70. Shinpei Fukei : Commandant POW Camps at Singapore, WW2.
  71. Rear Admiral Shintaro Hashimoto : Commander of the Japanese Kota Bharu Invasion Force, Dec. 8, 1941.
  72. Lt. General Shojiro Lida : Commanding Officer Japanese 25th Army, Malaya 26 June 1941 – 6 Nov 1941).
  73. Lt. General Sosaku Suzuki : Chief of Staff 25th Army at Malaya (6 Nov 1941 – 7 Oct 1942).
  74. Lt. Tadahiro Inagaki : Admin Officer – Japanese Imperial Guard Division, Parit Sulong , 1942.
  75. Colonel Tadao Ando : Commander of the Japanese 42nd Regiment – Malaya WW2
  76. Colonel Tadao Komoto : Commanding Officer of the Japanese 6th Tank Regiment, Malaya WW2.
  77. Captain Takakuwa Takuo : Officer at Prisoner of War Camp at Sandakan, Sabah.
  78. Colonel Takeo Iwaguro : Commanding Officer Japanese 5th Konoye Regiment, Malaya WW2.
  79. Rear Admiral Takeo Kurita : Commanding the Japanese Support Forces at Borneo, 1941.
  80. Lt. General Takuma Nishimura : Executed by hanging on June 11, 1951 by Australian Military Court for his involvement in Sook Ching massacre during World War 2.
  81. Lt General Takuro Matsui : Commanding the Japanese 5th Infantry Division, Malaya WW2
  82. Major Tasunori Takeshita : Japanese war criminal , served a jail sentenced in Penang.
  83. Lt Colonel Tatsuji Suga: Commander of POW Camp at Batu Lintang, Kuching, Sarawak. He committed suicide 5 days after being taken prisoner by Australian Forces in September, 1945.
  84. Lt. General Teizo Ishiguro : Japanese 29th Army Commander who signed the Treaty of Surrender unconditionally in Kuala Lumpur on Sept 13, 1945.
  85. Major Toyosaku Shimada : Commanding the Japanese Tank at Battle of Slim River, Malaya WW2.
  86. Lt. General Tomoyuki Yamashita : Japanese Commander for Malayan Campaign, WW2. He was hanged on February 23, 1946 at Los Banos , Laguna Prison Camp, Manila, Philipines.
  87. Maj General Utata Fukunaga : Commanding 16th Field Transport Command, Malaya WW2 – surrender to British Forces at Singapore in September 1945.
  88. Captain Watanabe Genzo : Among the Japanese Officer who were sentenced to death for the involvement in the Sandakan Death March, 1944.
  89. Colonel Watanabe Tsunahiko : Commanding Officer Japanese 11th Regiment. Executed after the war for his crime (Kuala Pilah massacre).
  90. Lt General Yaheita Saito : Commanding Officer 25th Japanese Army in Malaya (1942-43).
  91. Lt General Yamawaki Masataka : Taking over command of Japanese Forces in North Borneo from Lt General Maeda Toshinari who died in a plane crash on Sept 5, 1942.
  92. Lt Colonel Yokota Yoshitaka : Stand trial for war crimes related to the massacre of 13 Chinese civilians at Singapore, 1947.
  93. Colonel Yoshio Nasu : Commander of the Japanese 56th Infantry Regiment at Kota Bharu, Dec. 8, 1941.
  94. Lt Colonel Yosuke Yokoyama : Commanding Officer Japanese 15th Engineer Regiment, Malaya WW2.
  95. Lt General Yutaka Nichioeda : Chief of Staff, Japan 25th Army in Malaya (7 Oct 1942 – 14 Oct 1944).

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