PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Akiyama, Monzo
Date of birth: December 30th, 1891 (Nagaoka, Japan)
Date of death:  January 25th, 1944 (Kwajalein, Marshall Islands)
Mentioned on:  Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:  Japanese
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rear admiral Monzo Aikyama was killed by a naval shell impact on his bunker. He was posthumously promoted to Vice Admiral.

Promotions:
1914: Midshipman (Shi-Kohosei)
1915: Warrant Officer (Shi)
1917: Sub-Lieutenant (Chi)
1920: Lieutenant (Tahi-i)
1926: Lieutenant Commander (Shsa)
1932: Commander (Chsa)
1937: Captain (Daisa)
1943: Rear Admiral (Shsh)
1944: Vice Admiral (Chj) - posthumously
     
GUNJIN IZOKU-KAI
Rank: Chūjō (Vice Admiral)
Unit: 6th Base Force, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on: 1944
 
     
KYUOKUJITSU SHO, 2ND CLASS
Rank: Chūjō (Vice Admiral)
Awarded on: 1967
Details: Posthumously awarded
 
     
ZUIHO SHO (ORDER OF THE SACRED TREASURE)
 
     
1937 CHINA INCIDENT MEDAL
 
     
GREAT EAST ASIA WAR MEDAL
 
     
BADGE FOR GRADUATES OF NAVAL STAFF COLLEGE
 

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Picture source:   - Wikimedia Commons
Information source(s):   - The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia: Akiyama Monzo
- Shikoku Shimbun, volume 18, 1988
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