Talk:Order of the Golden Kite
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Does it make sense to limit new additions to this short list?
Is it appropriate at this stage of the article's development to initiate a standard limiting names on this select list to
- (a) those who already have Wikipedia articles
- (b) those who are notable for something other than being honored with this Imperial decoration -- see, e.g., US Navy Cross edit history?
This diff is a first step in seeking consensus opinion.
In a context informed by practices which seem to have worked out well at Navy Cross, all new additions who aren't already featured in an article are re-redirected to this talk page section with the following edit history explanation:
- people listed here must have articles on Wikipedia and be notable for something other than receiving this Japanese honor -- see "Status: Notability" on talk page
The names of those recipients whose award is confirmed by a reliable source, but who do not have an article yet are listed below:
- Unknown class
- Kiyoshi Hasegawa --?
I wonder if the two-colum format is best for this article? Is there a perceived advantage in dividing the lists of recipients into IJA and IJN categories? If so, why? --Tenmei (talk) 02:10, 16 November 2009 (UTC)
Description of Medal symbology
Upon viewing File:Kinshi4.jpg, I idenitified the weapons on the medal as being different from the current description, as of 14 October 2010. The medal actually depicts, under the kite, two bendwise-crossed straight spears (槍 Yari?), and one Tsurugi (剣?) point-down. - B. C. Schmerker (talk) 17:20, 14 October 2010 (UTC)
- Private, IJA, Awarded on April 1st, 1906; Registered as number 78,450; Personal possession of original award document -
- Private, 1st Class (Posthumous), IJA, Awarded on June 18th, 1940; Registered as number 304,311; Personal possession of original award document and award -
- Honor awarded 1895 -- Keene, Donald. (1998). "The Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 and its Cultural Effects in Japan," in Meiji Japan, pp. 265-269.
- Honor awarded 1942 -- "Tokyo Awards List Big Officer Loss; Vice Admiral, 2 Rear Admirals and 2 Major Generals Win Posthumous Honors; 55 Naval Fliers Named; Group Included Covers the Japanese Pacific Dead Up to Mid-February," New York Times, October 16, 1942.