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military officer

Chang Hua-fu served in the Army and held various positions as military trainer, adviser and later commander.

Background

Mr. Chang was born in Yencheng, Hupeh, China in 1887.

Education

After completing his middle school education in his native province, Chang Hua-fu went to Japan to study in the Military Officers' College and the Military University in Tokyo, from which he graduated.

Career

After returning to China, Mr. Chang served in the Army and held various positions as military trainer, adviser and later commander. When the Nationalist Northern Punitive Expedition started at Canton in 1926, he was a brigade commander in the Nationalist Army. When the 4th Group Nationalist Army was organised in Hankow, he was appointed chief of staff to the Army in 1928, concurrently he was chief of the military bureau of the Wuhan Division of the Central Political Council. Mr. Chang became an assistant director of military training of the Inspectorate-General of Military Training since 1933.