Kinoshita Iwao (木下巌)

Iwao KINOSHITA (1846 - October 6, 1868) was a member of Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate) from Tokushima, Awa Province (there is another theory that he was from Yamashiro Province). Corporal.
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He is thought to be the same person as Yasaburo KINOSHITA.

He joined Shinsengumi in 1864.

He turned out to the Sanjo-ohashi Bridge Noticeboard Incident in October, 1866. In the Boshin War, he fought in the Battle of Toba-Fushimi and The Battle of Koshu-Katsunuma, and was killed on the field of the Battle of Bonari-toge. Died at 23.

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