SCAPIN-1027: APPREHENSION OF SUSPECTED WAR CRIMINALS
SUPREME COMMANDER FOR THE ALLIED POWERS
15 June 1946
(15 Jun 46)
IMPERIAL JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.
Central Liaison Office, Tokyo.
Apprehension of Suspected War Criminals.
The Following named Japanese will be apprehended as Suspected War Criminals and delivered to the Commanding General, EIGHTH Army, at Sugamo Prison (Tokyo Detention Camp), at the earliest possible date.
RANK OR TITLE
Medical Corps,4th Naval Hospital, Truk. Sailed from Truk, 2 Nov 45, aboard Japanese transport Kamikaze, Probable home address：325 Izumicho, Tochigi- Shi, Tochigi-Ken.
Was on Trul during 1944. Left Truk for Hakata Naval Air Base.
Probable residence in Wakayama Prefecture.
Director, Butshi Haicu Kumai, Penang, Malaya.
Sailed for Japan, 31 Mar 46, aboard carrier Hosho.
Member of 4th Co., 1st Bn., 229th Regt., 38th Division. Was on Bangka Island, Sumatra, during 1942.
Attached to 1st Bn. Hqs., 229th Regt. Was on Bangka Island, Sumatra, during 1942.
Commander, 1st Railway Material Depot in 1941. Later Commander of 5th Railway Regiment.
Inspector of Police, Penang, Malaya, from 1942 to 1944. Sailed for Kure on board vessel Tatsuta Maru. Estimated to have arrived 3 Mar 46.
Pharmacy. 4th Naval Hospital, Truk, during 1944. Sailed from Truk 18 Jan 46 aboard vessel LST 23. Probable home address: 83 Igadono, Ootaka-Machi, Chita-Gun, Aichi-Ken.
Probable home address: Tokyo-To, Omori, Denen Chofu, 2 Chome 905. Business address: Nisshin Sangyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo-To, Nihon Bashi Ku, Kofune Cho, 1 Chome 3.
IMAI, Shun (Itaru)
Commander, 9th Railway Regiment.
Interpreter for Kempei Tai. Business man in Penang, Malaya. Sailed for Ontake on board vessel Choran. Estimated to have arrived 10 Feb 46
ISHIDA, Eikuma (Hidekuma)
Commander, 3rd Field Railway during 1942. Administrative Department 2nd Railway Hqs., Kanburi from 1943 to 1945.
Medical Corps, 4th Naval Hospital, Truk, during 1944. Sailed from Trul, 19 Nov 45, on board Japanese transport No. 16. Probable home address: 333 Asahi-Machi Kamiutashinai, Utashinai-Machi, Sorachi-Gun, Hokkaido.
Commander, 38th Engineer Regiment. Was on Bangka Island, Sumatra, during 1942.
Was stationed on Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands.
Probable home address: Kamesator Kugion, Ibaragi-Ken, 9W Chome.
Commander, 61st Infantry Regiment; Staff Officer, 2nd Area Army, Celebes Island during 1944. Also in charge of Kempei Tai.
Chief of Staff, Central Army during 1944. Member of Central Army Hqs., Osaka, in 1945.
Captain of ship SS Lisbon Maru, Sept - Oct 1942.
Presently employed as pilot in Tokyo Harbor. Probable home address: 279 Jiyugaoka Meguro-Ku, Tokyo-To.
Was stationed on Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands. Probable home address: Ogino Sayayaon- Gun, Fukui
Interpreter for Kempei Tai. Resident of Penang Malaya, from 1932. Former lacquer and signboard maker. Sailed for Ohtake on board vessel Choran. Estimated to have arrived 10 Feb 46.
Osaka Branch Camps
Wakayama 17 Dec - 17 Jul 44 Tanagawa
Tanagawa 18 Jul 44 - 13 Apr 45
Oyeyama 14 Apr 45 - 15 Aug 45
Probable home address: Marunara-Mura, Naga-Gun, Wakayama Prefecture.
Amagasaki Branch Camp, Osaka.
15 Oct 43 - 6 Apr 44.
Probable home address: c/o Takihara Kawabata, Kojima Tanagawa-Cho, Sennan-Gun, Osaka Prefecture.
Medical Corps, 4th Naval Hospital, Truk during 19 Sailed from Truk 22 Dec 45 on board Japanese transport Hatsuzakura.
Probable home address: Kawamata Shimoono Higashi Ibaragi-Gun, Ibaragi-Ken
Finance Department Omori Branch Camp 21 Jun 43 - Sept 45.
Civil governor, Penang, Malaya, During 1945.
Sailed for Uraga on board vessel Kamikaze. Estimated to have arrived 12 Feb 46.
Camp Commander, Fukuoka Brnch Camp No.2 during 1944 and 1945.
Probable home address: Kochi-Ken, Nagaoka-Gun, Nagaoka-Mura, c/o Nakamura, Motomu.
Guard at Hiroshima Branch Camp No. 8 during 1944.
Probable home address: Yamaguchi-Ken, Kuga-Gun, Kamihata-Mura.
Member of the 67th Naval Garrison Unit, Nauru.
Mine worker. Was at Hiroshima Branch Camp No. 8 until October 1944.
OSAKO, Ko (OMAGARI, Takashi)
Hiroshima Branch Camp No. 26 Nov 42 - 1 Mar 45
Commanding Officer, 5th Railway Regiment.
Attached Hqs., 229th Regt. Was on Bangka Island, Sumatra, during 1942.
SHONO, Sagan (SHONOSAGAN)
Attached 229th Regt. Was on Bangka Island, Sumatra, during 1942.
Was stationed on Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands.
Probable home address: 10 Asama Yoshiro-Gun Yamanashi.
Labor manager at Motoyama Coal Mining Co. from Aug 43 to Aug 44. Former resident of Onda City.
Commander, 229th Regt. 38th Division in 1943. Later Chief of Staff, 38th Division. Probable home address: 831-1 Ubagafu-tokoro, Chofu-Machi, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Osaka Branch Camps Headquarters 8 Dec 42 - 15 May 43
Taisho 16 May 43 - 15 Apr 44
Oyeyama 16 Apr 44 - 17 Jun 45
Akenobe 18 Jun 45 - 15 Aug 45
Probable home address: Wakayama-Ken, Kaiso-Gun, Yasuhara-Mura, Motowabari.
Official of Kempei Tai, Penang, Malaya, during 1942.
Former Commanding Officer of 12th Army. Commanding General, 15th Army Hqs.
Probable home address: 1 Chome, Uchihon- Machi, Higashiku, Osaka.
Commanding Officer, 143rd Infantry Regt., 55th Div., until Aug 43. Transferred to CEIE Military Affairs Dept., Phong Yuang, Korea.
Paymaster, 4th Naval Hospital, Truk, during 1944. Sailed from Truk 7 Jan 46 on board vessel LST 579. Probable home address: 1843 Hemi-Machi Yokosuka.
Member of Kochi Kempei Tai
Probable home address: Kochi-Ken, Kochi-Shi, Asakura, Minami Shiroyama Tei, No. 460.
Commander of Kochi Kempei Tai. Probable home address Oita-Ken, Beppu-Shi, Shin-Beppu.
FOR THE SUPREME COMMANDER:
JOHN B. COOLEY,