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Hüseyin Avni Bey, Commander of 57th Regiment in Gallipoli

Discussions on the final era of the Ottoman Empire, from the Young Turk Revolution of 1908 until the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923.
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Hüseyin Avni Bey, Commander of 57th Regiment in Gallipoli

Postby Tosun Saral on 29 Jan 2006 19:22

Kaymakam (Lt.Colonel) Hüseyin Avni Bey was borned at Manastir/Bitola in todays Macedonia. His father was Kaymakam
( Lt.Colonel) Ali Bey. As he was made the commander of 57th Regiment he was a Major/Binbasi. The regiment was training at Tekirdag/Rodosto. They received orders to transfer to Gallipoli. On February 24th the Regiment arrived to Maydos with a steamship. After the battles of April 25-28th 1915 he was made kaymakam/Lt.Col. On August 13th 1915 (Turkish Time: July 31th 1331) he was killed by a bomb shell. His uniform is presented in Askeri Muze the Military Museum in Istanbul. His family got the surmane “Ariburun” after the new social reforms of Turkish Republic. His son Tekin Ariburun (Hv.1341/1925-P.1) entered to Military School and graduated in 1925 as infantry leutenant. In December 7th he joined to the air force. On May 1969 he was made Commander of Turkish Air Force. He retired after the miliatry coup on June 3rd 196o. He candidated to Turkish Presidency but lost.


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Huseyin Avni Bey with Children

Postby Tosun Saral on 11 Apr 2006 13:54

Huseyin Avni Bey with Children. A photo taken during Balkan Wars
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