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Maeno Goro

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  • Born: 1845
  • Died: 1892
  • Rank: Shinsengumi corporal (Gochô)
  • Japanese: 前野 五郎 (Maeno Gorou)


Gorô left the Shinsengumi after the Battle of Koshu-Katsunuma and joined the Seikyotai but surrendered to Satsuma han. He became a wealthy merchant in Hokkaido after the Meiji Restoration. In 1892, while exploring Etorofu island, he fell from a bridge was accidentally killed when his rifle discharged as a result of the fall.

References

  • Shinsengumi Zentaishi Tettei Guide (新選組全隊士徹底ガイド) Maeda Masaki
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