FYI ... the EM dog tag is from the 220th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Machine Gun Company. The 220th was part of the 35th Division, which spent a lot of time in China and was then transferred to New Guinea in 1944.
Stu, do you already have the name of the Kanpei Taisha shrine at Yokota? The one named on the flag above? Let me know if you want me to translate it. Heck ... already did it.
Kanpei Taisha Yokota Jinja
Kanpei Grand Shrine, Yokota Shinto Shrine.
Gūji Yoshii Ryō-chi
Head Priest Yoshii Ryō-chi
Ceramic grenades ?? In the posted photo ?? G
Nice items. Love the navy pith helmet.
Great items Stu
Gotta love the Minatogawa Shrine stamp. Now you just need the shrine blade with it.