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Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

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Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 05 Oct 2005 10:28

Osprey's The Boxer Rebellion,by Lynn Bodin,mentions that two Japanese divisions served in China in 1900.

One was the 2nd Sendai Division.Does anyone know the number of the other division sent?

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Postby Lt.Amuro on 05 Oct 2005 11:35

5th Division(Hiroshima)
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Postby Peter H on 06 Oct 2005 07:44

Thanks Lt.Amuro.

Has anyone got details or a photo of the Japanese Chancellor to Peking,Sugiyama Akira,murdered and beheaded by the Boxers,and his multilated body dragged thru Peking?
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Postby VJK on 06 Oct 2005 10:28

Hi Peter!

According to this site, it wasn't actually the Boxers who killed Sugiyama:

http://bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/forumpost. ... pid=243086

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Postby Peter H on 07 Oct 2005 04:52

I see.

Thanks!

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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Mike Blake on 18 Feb 2009 16:13

Coming very late to this one, can I ask Lt Amuro, if he is still around, for some help? Does he have any further information on the Japanese forces in the Boxer Uprising, please? I am writing a book on the armies of the conflict, and the Russian, Chinese and Japanese have proved the most difficult to get primary source material on, because of the language problem.

I have a chapter on the Japanese virtually complete, but some of the organisational details are contradictory, and it would be very helpful to have an expert eye cast over them. Any help will, of course, be fully acknowledged in the book.

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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 13 Apr 2009 02:20

From the George Ernest Morrison Collection,Australian Archives

Captured Chinese weapons.
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 13 Apr 2009 02:21

From: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/virtua ... 2109_1.htm

In honor of the Fifth Division's accomplishments, a memorial cenotaph was built at the eastern end of the Western Drill Ground.


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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Mike Blake on 13 Apr 2009 16:40

Peter H

Many thanks.
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 28 Jun 2009 00:38

From ebay 2006,seller unknown.

Look like Japanese.
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Mike Blake on 29 Jun 2009 11:35

Indeed. Thanks.
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 19 Nov 2009 22:23

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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 19 Nov 2009 22:26

Execution:Germans & Japanese together
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby Peter H on 19 Jan 2010 09:44

From wikipedia.

Look like the Japanese naval soldiers involved in the 55 day Seige of Peking.But this party only comprised 25 men so this photo might have been taken later when they were reinforced.
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Re: Japanese:Boxer Rebellion 1900

Postby jwsleser on 19 Jan 2010 17:26

Peter H

In your 12 April 2009 post, are you sure those are Japanese sailors? The Japnese Army used a white sumer unform that wasn't replaced until the RJW (the first khaki was the dyed white uniform). I don't see any uniform detail that indicate Navy. Of course, I could be in error.

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