September 27, 1955, at Zhongnanhai, the office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, the long-awaited award ceremony for millions of Chinese People's Liberation Army officers and soldiers officially kicked off. At 14:30, the ceremony of awarding the rank of general of the People's Liberation Army officially began. The first person to be awarded the rank of general of the Chinese People's Liberation Army was General Su. Next were Chen Geng, Huang Kecheng, Tan Zheng and other 10 founding generals.
Due to the large number of generals participating in the award, the The official award ceremony lasted more than two hours. At 17 o'clock in the afternoon, the rank of Marshal of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and the award ceremony for marshals and generals officially began. Mr. Zhu is always the first founding general to accept the rank of Marshal. The birth of the rank of the People's Liberation ArmyIt is one of the signs of the modernization and regularization of the new People’s Army under the leadership of the Communist Party.
Due to the deterioration of our country’s relations with the Soviet Union and the The role of military rank is not well understood. In 1965, the PLA rank system was officially cancelled. In these 10 years, 41 founding generals passed away. Among them, 31 were founding major generals, 6 were founding lieutenant generals, and 4 were founding generals. So, who was the founding admiral who passed away in the past 10 years from the appointment in 1955 to the cancellation of the rank in 1965?
1. Founding General Li Kenong, was born on September 15, 1899 at No. 1, Majia Lane, Jihe Street (formerly known as Jiwo Street), Wuhu City. When he was 6 years old, he attended private school and Chaoxian elementary school. Joined the Communist Party of China in 1926 and served as the director of the Political Security Bureau of the First Red Army and the director of the Red Army Work Department.
He was a hidden front of the Chinese Communist Party. Guanghui representative, along with Qian Zhuangfei and Hu Di, was listed as the party’s “three outstanding figures in Longtan” for intelligence work. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, he served as the head of the investigation department of the CPC Central Committee and was awarded the rank of general in 1955. At 21 o'clock on February 9, 1962, Li Kenong Cerebral softening died in Peking Union Medical College Hospital.
2. Founding General Gan Siqi, was born on December 21, 1904 in Nanzhushan Village, Weishan District, Ningxiang County, Hunan Province. 1925 joined the Chinese Communist Youth League. Joined the Communist Party of China in 1926. During the Agrarian Revolutionary War, he served as the deputy director of the Political Department of the Second Front Army and participated in the creation of the Hunan, Hubei, Sichuan and Guizhou Revolutionary Bases.
During the War of Resistance, he served as the Political Department of the Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningjin-Suijiang Joint Defense Force Deputy Director, participated in the organization and command of the Hundred Regiment Wars. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, he served as the Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. I took my life. I am 60 years old.
3. Founding General Liu Yalou, born in a poor peasant family in Xiangyang Village, Xiangdian Township, Wuping County, Fujian Province on April 8, 1910. 1929 In mid-August, Zhang Dixin and Li Guang were introduced to join the Communist Party of China and became a member of the Communist Party of China. During the Long March, he served as the political commissar of the Second Red Division of the First Red Army, leading his troops to pioneer the way for the Central Red Army, cutting through the pass and winning Luding. Bridge and forcibly cross the Dadu River to open the blood for the Red Army.
During the Anti-Japanese War, Liu Yalou went to the Soviet Union to study at the Frunze Military Academy. After graduation, he interned in the Soviet Red Army and was awarded the rank of major. National War. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, he was ordered to form the Air Force of the People’s Liberation Army and served as commander of the Air Force. He was awarded the rank of General in 1955. He died of illness in Shanghai on May 7, 1965, at the age of 55./p>
4. Founding Admiral Lai Chuanzhu, born on April 3, 1910 in a peasant family in Lai Village, Dabu Township, Gan County, Jiangxi Province. He joined the Chinese Communist Youth League in November 1926 and joined the Communist Party of China in April the following year. When the Long March of the Red Army began, he served as the political commissar of the First Division of the First Red Army, leading his troops to successfully break through the three blockades of the Kuomintang army and cover the central column across the Xiangjiang River.
During the War of Liberation, Lai Chuanzhu served as the political commissar of the 6th column of the Northeast Field Army. He and his commander Huang Yongsheng led his troops to participate in the Siege of West Liaoning. He marched 250 miles a day and two nights and made his first contribution to annihilating the Liao Yaoxiang Corps. After the founding of the People's Liberation ArmyDeputy Minister of the General Cadre Management Department, was awarded the rank of general in 1955. At 7:30 on December 24, 1965, Lai Chuanzhu died of illness in Shenyang at the age of 55.