|Allegiance||Republic of China|
|Commands held||68th corps,8th army|
|Battles/wars||Central Plains War, Operation Chahar, Operation Ichigo, Huaihai Campaign|
|Awards||Order of Blue Sky and White Sun|
Born in Hebei province, he became an important military officer in Feng Yuxiang's Northwestern Army. After the 1930 Central Plains War he took the post of 29th Army Deputy commander. He became Chairmen of the government of Chahar Province in June 1936, holding it until October 1938.
In July 1937 he was commander of the 143rd Division, at the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Later during Operation Chahar he commanded the defense of the provincial capital of Kalgan with the 7th Army Group Detachment as the Deputy commander of 7th Army in addition to command of his division. From then on he commanded the 68th Corps in the later phase of the Peiping – Hankow Railway Operation, and during many of the important battles in the war, the Battle of Xuzhou, Battle of Wuhan, Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang, Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang, Battle of South Henan.