1 Apr 1906

Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was awarded the Golden Kite 4th Class and was made the executive officer of coastal defense ship Okinoshima. ww2dbase [Hiroyasu | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima enrolled in the Ijuin Village Elementary School in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | Ijuin, Kagoshima | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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