Major Kemal Bey from Ohri (Binbasi Ohrili Kemal Bey) the commander of operations group of the 3rd Army Corps. He was a staff officer. His Army serial number is P.1317(1902)-18
date of death: 1957. During the truce of May 24th he was taken to the back of British Lines for talks. Many writers claim that person was Mustafa Kemal.
Lt.Col.Fahrettin Bey, Chief of Staff of the 3rd Army Corps in Gallipoli.
(General of the Army Fahrettin Altay)Borned at Turkish city of Iskodra/Albania 1880- Ankara, Oct 26th 1974
Army serial number: Sv.(Cavalry)1315(1900)-P.1
Lt.Col in 1914, Col in 1915, Major General in Sept. 12th 1921. He commanded the famous 5th Cavalry Army Corps during the War of Independance. Sept.12th 1922 Lt. Gen., in 1926 he was made General of the Army. He retired Jult 15th 1945.
He entered into politics amd made a MP.
İzzettin Bey (General of the army Izzettin Çalışlar) Borned at Turkish city of Yanya/Greece 1882- Istanbul 1951
During Balkan war he was a Staff captain at the order of 5th Army Corps. He was made Major at 1914, Lt.Col in 1916. He joined to the National Forces of Mustafa Kemal iç July 1st 1920. He was made Col. and commaded 23th Infantry Divizion. He commanded a group at Kutahya-Eskisehir, Ist. and IImd Inonu and Sakarya River battles. Hew was made Brigadier in 1922,Lt.Gen. in 1926, Gem. of the army in 1939. After retirement he was made MP.
German Cavalry Major Willmer, ( Lt.Col.Wilhelm Willmer) Commander of 5th Div.
Col. Kannengiesser, (Hans Kannengiesser) Between 1914-1918 he served with Turkish army. German Major, Turkish Colonel and Pasha. He commanded Turkish Divisions and Army Corps. During Gallipoli wars he was first Adviser of South Region then commander of 9th Infantry Division.
Col.Rüştü Bey: (Major General Rustu Sakarya) Commander of 16th Infantry Division with 12 battalions.
Borned in Istanbul 1877- Istanbul Dec. 2nd 1951
Serial number: 1311(1898).B.P.70
He fought at Greco Turkish war at the order of 12th Infantry Regiment as Lt. He was made in 1895 2nd lt.,Major in 1903, Lt.Col. in 1909, Col. in 1912. Fought in Balkan War.
British POW in 1921’at Egypt. After his relesament he joined the national Forces of Mustafa Kemal. He was made commander of the 61st Infantry Division in July 6th 1921. Due to his good fights at the Sakarya River he was awarded with the Sirname "Sakarya" by Mustafa Kemal according to the social civil laws of Turkish Republic. He was made Major general in September 13th 1921.
Mustafa Kemal near Esat Pasha.
Sitting: Haydar Bey ( Alkan), Hulusi Bey, Nazım Bey, unidentified officer. For the last 4 officers I could'nt get any information. Waiting for contrubition.
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