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HIH Prince (to 1947) Yamashina Takehiko

BORN : 13 FEB 1898
Source : Japan Year Book 1940/1941 Japan Year Book 1940/1941
DIED : 10 AUG 1987, Tokyo,Japan

FATHER : HIH Prince Yamashina Kikumaro [3 JUL 1873 - 2 MAY 1908]
MOTHER : Lady Daigo Yoshiko [4 DEC 1878 - 11 NOV 1901]

PARTNER : HIH Princess Kaya Sakiko [30 MAR 1903 - 1 SEP 1923]
Union: 19 JUL 1922, Tokyo,Japan

  1. HIH Prince Yamashina Taha [30 AUG 1923 - 30 AUG 1923]


NOTES:
3rd and last Prince Yamashina-no-Miya [2.5.1908] - [14.10.1947]
Head of the Imperial House of Yamashina-no-miya [14.10.1947] - [10.8.1987]
He was educated at the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy, after which, he joined the Imperial Japanese Navy Aviation Bureau as a sub-lieutenant in 1921, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was attached to the Naval Staff Board, but he reti red from active service in 1927 because of declining health, he was promoted again to the rank of lieutenant commander in 1929 and placed on the waiting list, he retired from public life in 1932. Prince Yamashina was a naval aviation enthusiast an d helped establish a private aviation institute, the Mikuni Aviation School.



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