Japanese Military Personnel That Served in WWII

Last Name Beginning With (K)

Updated 3/3/12

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Name                             Unit(s)/Ship(s)                                                             Resource #

Kajioka, Sadamichi                  Yabari                                                                                              352; 520

Kaku, Tameo                           IJN Hiryu                                                                                         565; 737

Kakuta, (Kakuda) Kakuji         Second Mobile Force                                                                       204; 240; 605; 737; 754

Kami                                        Captain, Japanese Navy                                                                   565

Kanno, Naoshi                         Naval Aviator, Japanese Navy                                                          565; 754

Kariya, Yuhi                             204th Kokutai                                                                                  416

Kasama, Tetsuyuki                    Kasama Battalion                                                                             528

Kasuya                                     Japanese Army                                                                                 410

Katano, Sakae                          Yamato                                                                                            113

Kato, Masanobu                       Japanese Army, China                                                                      567

Kawabe, Torashiro                   Japanese Surrender Delegation                                                         175
Kawaguchi, Kiyotake                35th Infantry Brigade                                                                        479; 584; 754

Kawai, Toshikazu                     751st Kokutai                                                                                  5

Kawamura, Takenori                3rd Chutai, 248th Sentai                                                                   116

Kawasaki, Katsuhiko                253rd Kokutai                                                                                 416

Kawase, Shiro                          Japanese Aleutian Island Force Commander                                     121; 447; 785

Kawashima, Osamu                  Japanese Army                                                                                 528

Kimura, Masafuku                    Destroyer Squadron 10                                                                     48; 151

Kimura, Shiro                           Japanese Navy                                                                                  785

Kimura, Shofuku                       Japanese Navy                                                                                 271

Kimura, Sisumu                         Admiral, Japanese Navy                                                                   565

Kinashi, Takakazu                     I-19; I-29                                                                                         160

Kobayashi, Michio                    Pilot, Japanese Navy                                                                         737

Kobayashi, Shujiro                    Philippine Defense Force                                                                  155

Kobe, Yuji                                Nagato                                                                                             58

Koga, Keiji                               248th Sentai                                                                                     116

Koga, Mineichi                         Admiral, Japanese Navy                                                                    565; 737; 754

Koga, Tadayoshi                      Pilot, Japanese Navy                                                                         737

Koitabashi, Kosaku                  IJN Atago                                                                                         565

Kojima, Shigeo                         3rd Chutai, 248th Sentai                                                                   116

Komachi, Sadamu                     Pilot                                                                                                 928

Komatsu, Sakio                        Taiho                                                                                                204; 240; 754

Komatsu, Teruhisa                    Sixth Fleet                                                                                        160

Kondo, Kazuo                         11th Sentai                                                                                        416

Kondo, Nobutake                    Second Fleet                                                                                     605; 737; 754

Kosomo, Ammyo                     Japanese Navy                                                                                  765

Koyanagi, Tomiji                      Second Fleet                                                                                     58; 343; 565; 765

Kozuka, Kinshichi                    Imperial Japanese Army                                                                     238

Kunitake                                  Lieutenant General, Fifteenth Area Army                                            599

Kunitake, Terundo                    Japanese Army                                                                                 275

Kuno, Yoshiyasu                       Japanese Air Force                                                                          765

Kuribayashi, Tadamichi             Iwo Jima Defense Force                                                                   115; 152; 185; 217; 401; 555; 765

Kurita, Takeo                           Second Fleet                                                                                    48; 58; 114; 151; 204; 343; 461; 565; 737; 754; 765

Kuroda, Shigenori                    Japanese Army                                                                                  765

Kuroda, Takefumi                     248th Sentai                                                                                     116

Kuroe, Yasuhiki                        Pilot                                                                                                 754

Kuroshima, Kameto                  Staff Officer to Admiral Yamamoto                                                   565 

Kusaka, Junichi                         Naval Commander, Rabaul                                                               416; 565

Kusaka, Kanae                         26th Koku Sentai ,Navy                                                                   754

Kusaka, Ryunosuke                  Combined Fleet                                                                                58; 737

Kuzume, Naoyuki                     222nd Infantry Regiment; Mindanao Defense Force                          147; 488

 

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