RANK INSIGNIA - ARMY LAND FORCES

State: Japan  /  Continent: Asia  /  Era: current

Japan flag
English name: Japan  |  660 B.C.
Formal name:Empire of Japan
Original name:日本国 / Nihon-koku
Last update: 2015-07-03  |  Version: 1.0  |  Graphic designer: Dmitry Belokurov

english name Imperial Japanese Army

original name 大日本帝國陸軍 / Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun

insigniacuff insignia (M1893 and M1904 Khaki Uniform)

date1904 - 1911

二等兵 Nitōhei Private 2nd Class (Infantry) 一等兵 Ittōhei Private 1st Class (Cavalry or Medical) 上等兵 Jōtōhei Lance Corporal (Artillery)
伍長 Gochō Corporal (Engineers) 軍曹 Gunsō Sergeant (Infantry) 曹長 Sōchō Sergeant Major (Supply Corps)
徳無曹長 / Tōkumu Sōchō 少尉 / Shōi 中尉 / Chūi 大尉 / Taii
Warrant Officer Second Lieutenant (1893 since) First Lieutenant (1893 since) Captain (1893 since)
少佐 / Shōsa 中佐 / Chūsa 大佐 / Taisa
Major (1893 since) Lieutenant Colonel (1893 since) Colonel (1893 since)
少将 / Shōshō 中将 / Chūjō 大将 / Taishō
Major General (1893 since) Lieutenant General (1893 since) General (1893 since)