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Fusataro Hongo Edit Profile

房太郎 本郷

soldier

Fusataro Hongo was a soldier.

Background

Fusataro Hongo was born in Hyogo Prefecture.

Career

Fought at Chinchow, Teilishih and Liiao-yuan in the Russo-Japanese War in 1904-5. Was promoted to major general (1905) and to lieutenant general (1912). Was War Vice-Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Forces in Tsingtao. Was made a full general and a member of the Military Council (1918).