Photos
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Army Lieutenant General Shiki Moriji, 16th Division Commander.
He is wearing the 1915 Taisho Enthronement medal, the 1904-5 Russia War medal, the
1894-5 China War medal, a 4th Class Rising Sun, a 3rd Class Sacred Treasure, and a 3rd
Class Golden Kite. He is also wearing the Staff Graduate badge.
Army Lieutenant General Noguchi [?], 4th Division Commander.
He is wearing a Red Cross membership medal, the 1894-5 China War medal, the Imperial
Constitution medal (I think), a 4th, 5th, or 6th Class Sacred Treasure, and a 5th Class Golden
Kite. He is also wearing the Staff Graduate badge.
Army Lieutenant General Matsuishi Yasuji.
He is wearing a lot of medals. The Japanese medals I can
recognize are the 1904-5 Russia War medal, the 1894-5
China War medal, the Imperial Constitution medal, a 4th
Class Sacred Treasure, a 5th or 6th Class Rising Sun,and
a 3rd Class Golden Kite. He is also wearing the Staff
Graduate badge and the Korean Eight Trigrams breast
badge.
Izeki? [??], 4th Division Chief of Staff, Artillery Battalion.
Along with some non-Japanese medals including a Manchukuo
medal to the far right, he is wearing, the 1915 Taisho
Enthronement medal, the WW1 Victory medal, either the 1914-5
or 1914-20 War medal, and a 4th Class Rising Sun. He is also
wearing the Staff Graduate badge.
Army Lieutenant General Hoshino [Kaneyoshi?], 4th Division Commander.
He is wearing a Red Cross membership medal, the 1915 Taisho Enthronement medal, the
1904-5 Russia War medal, the 1894-5 China War medal, the Imperial Constitution medal, a
3rd Class Rising Sun, a Sacred Treasure breast badge, and a 3rd Class Golden Kite. He is
also wearing the Staff Graduate badge.
Japanese Admiral Itoh Sukeyuki.
Unknown officer.
(photo from the collection of Zach H. Thanks, Zach!)
Unknown officer. Medals (from the right):
2600th National Foundation
China Incident
Manchurian Incident
Manchukuo Foundation
Showa Enthronement
Taisho Enthronement
4th Class Sacred Treasure
(neck) 3rd Class Rising Sun
NOTE: The Manchukuo medal is out of order. It should be to the far right, according
to the official order of precedence.
Unknown officer. Medals appear to be the 2nd Class
Rising Sun Breast Badge and the 3rd Class Golden Kite
Sailor with two medals (and interestingly, a cigarette)
8th Class Sacred Treasure and the 1904-5 Russia War medal.
Imperial Guard soldier wearing a Red Cross membership
medal and a Manchurian Incident medal (I think).

To the left is a Military Reservist badge above. Below are
two badges. One appears to be a Pilot badge and the other
may be a Staff Graduate badge. Both are unclear.
WW2 painting of 1st Class Petty Officer Sakaki Naokichi. He is
wearing the Submarine School Graduate Badge.

(From the collection of Brenton W.)