Order of Dignitaries on USS Missouri Japanese Surrender

Order of Dignitaries

Order of Dignitaries During Peace Treaty Signing

Order of Dignitaries on USS Missouri Japanese Surrender

This document part of my World War 2 Surrender documents which contains the Order of Dignitaries during the Peace Treaty signing on board the USS Missouri during the Japanese Surrender on September 2, 1945. 

The following dignitaries attended the Japanese Surrender Ceremonies on board the USS Missouri:

1.) United States

                          Col. Q.S. Lander (SCAP Liason)

2.) Republic of China

                         Gen. Hsu Yung-Chang

                         Vice Adm. Yang Hsuan Chang

                         Lt. Gen. Chu Shih Ming

                         Maj. gen. Wang Chih

                         Col. Li Sho Chang

                         Col. Wang Pei Cheng

3.) United Kingdom

          (a)          Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, GCB, KBE

                        Capt. A.D. Nicholl, CBE, DSO

                        Comdr. R.H. Courage, OBE, DSC

                        Comdr. (S) A.P. Carwright, SANF(V) Senior South African Officer present.

                        Surgeon Lieutenant G.R. Gayman, RCNVR, Senior Canadian Officer present.

                        Lieutenant V.C. Merry, RNVR

          (b)         Representing British Pacific Fleet

                        Vice Adm. Sir H.B. Rawlings, KCB, OBE

                        Commodore J.P.L. Reid, Chief Staff Officer

                        Lieutenant G.E. Cook, RNVR

                        Lieutenant E.B. Ashmore, DSC

4.) United Soviet Socialist Republic

                        Lt. Gen. Kuzma Nokolaevish Derevyanko

                        Maj. Gen. Nikolai Vasilovich Voronov

                        Rear Adm. Andrey Mitrofanovich Stetzenko

                        Maj. Ivan Joseph Borovsky

                        Capt. Nikolai Michailovich Karamishev

                        Lt. Nikolai Nikolaevich Tulinov

5.) Common Wealth of Australia

                        Gen. Sir Thomas Blamey

                        Lt. Gen. F.H. Berryman

                        Rear Adm. George D. Moore

                        Air Vice Marshal Jones

                        Air Vice Marshal Bostick

                        Commodore J.A. Collins

                               Capt. J. Balfour

6.) Dominion of Canada