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Ahmet Cemal Pasha

Post by Tosun Saral » 24 Aug 2006 10:33

Ahmet Cemal Pasha (Midilli Island May 6th 1872- Tiflis/Georgia July 21st 1922)
Commander of 4th Army and Naval Minister.
Graduated from War Academy as Staff Captain in 1895.
Although he was a protector of Armenians in Syria and Palastine he was assassinated by Armenians in Tiftis while wolkin with his 2 aid officers Sureyya Bey and Nusret Bey. The officers were also killed. Their bodies were taken by 15th Army Corps Commander Kazim Karabekir Pasha to Erzurum and buried besides the grave of Hafiz Ismail Hakki Pasha who died of epidemy during WW1.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 10:48

Abdurrahman Nafiz (General of the Army Gurman)
Army serial nr. P(Inf.)1319(1903)-5
Major gen.:1926, Lt. Gen.:1930, Gen.:1940
Retired July 6th 1950
4th Chief of Staff of the Turkish General staff.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 10:57

Asim (General of the Army Gunduz) Kütahya 1880-Istanbul 14.01.1970
Army serial nr.: P(Inf.)1316(1900)-2
Major Gen.:1922, Lt. Gen.:1926, Gen.: 1937
Retired:August 30th 1945
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 11:00

Sukru Naili (Lt. Gen. Gokberk) Selanik 1876- Ankara 1936
Army rerial nr.:P(Inf.)1314(1898)-13
Major Gen.:1922, Lt. Gen.:1926
Retired:Oct.8th 1934
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 11:02

Resat (Col.Cigiltepe)
On the first day of Great attack againts Greeks in August 26yh 1922 all the Turkish divisions the 14th, 15th and 23rd reached their goals accept the 57th division commanded by Col. Resat. Greeks were defending a very high hill called "Cigiltepe" 57th tryied on August 27th all day long its advance. They were still unsuccesfull. Col. Resat wanted extra half an hour to conquer the hill. At the end of the half hour he committed suicide. After his death his 57th took the hill. His family got the family name "Cigiltepe"
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 11:21

M.Hayri (Major Gen. Tarhan)
Army serial Nr.: P(Inf.)1317(1901)- 4
Major Gen.: 1929
Retired:Dec. 10th 1934
Class mate of Ataturk
First commander of the War School the Harbiye in Istanbul with his HQ(in the middle)
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Post by Tosun Saral » 26 Aug 2006 11:48

Izzettin (General of the Army Calislar)
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Post by Jatagan » 27 Aug 2006 10:38

hehe wow

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Post by Tosun Saral » 13 Sep 2006 19:42

Mehmet Sabri (Gen. Ercetin) Bursa 1876- Istanbul 1936
Ahmet Şükrü (Gen. of the Army Kanatlı) Istanbul 1892- Ankara 15.01.1954
Army serial Number: P.1328/1912-b-101
Retired:15.01.1954
Brigg.:1941, Maj. Gen.:1943, Lt. Gen.:1946, Gen. of the Army:1950
Halit (Maj.Gen. Karsıalan) Istanbul 1883-Ankara 14.02.1925
Army serial number: P.1319/1903-257
Retired: 14.02.1925
Brigg.: 1922
Mehmet Emin (Gen. Koral) Istanbul 1881- Istanbul 12.08.1959
Mustafa (Gen. of the Army Muglalı) Mugla 1881- Ankara 11.01.1951
Army serial number:P.1316/1900-21
Retired: 14.07.1947
Major. Gen.:1927, Lt.Gen.:1931, Gen.of the Army:1942
Şükrü (Rear Admiral Okan)Tirebolu 1880- - ?
Salih (Gen. of the Army Omurtak) Istanbul 1885- Ankara 23.06.1955
Army serial Number: P.1323/1907-1
Retired: 06.07.1950
Maj.Gen.: 1926, Lt. Gen.:1930, Gen.of the Army:1940
4th Chief of Staff of Turkish Armed Forces
Naci (Gen. Tınaz) Serfice 1882-Ankara 25.11.1964
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Post by Tosun Saral » 15 Sep 2006 11:11

Kemalettin Sami (Lt.Gen. Gökçen) Sinop 1884- Berlin 1934 He married to doughter of famous Egyptian Pribce Abbas Hilmi Pasha. He died in Berlin while he was ambassador of Turkish Republic.
Army Serial number: Is(Engeneer)1321/1905)-1
retired:24.09.1928
Maj.Gen.:1922, Lt. Gen.1926
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Post by Tosun Saral » 15 Sep 2006 11:20

Yakup Şevki Pasha (Subaşı) Harput 1876- Istanbul 20.12.1939
Army serial number: P.(Inf)/1312/1896-1
Retired: 20.12.1939
Maj. Gen.:1916, Lt. Gen.:1922, Gen. of the Army:1926

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Post by Tosun Saral » 15 Sep 2006 11:25

Nurettin Pasha (Sakallı) Bursa 1873 - Istanbul, Feb.28th 1932
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Post by Tosun Saral » 06 Oct 2006 18:48

Muzaffer Adil Bey captain of the battleship Barboros Hayrettin. ( No relationsship with Gen. Selahattin Adil Pasha) Battleship was build in Germany in 1890. Ottoman Navy buyed the ship om 1910. She was sank by British submarine E11 on August 12 1915 during Gallipoli War. 5 officers and 300 men drowned.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 09 Oct 2006 18:40

Halil Pasha (Lt.Gen. Kut) The Turkish commander at Kut ul Amara. He got the surname Kut.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 20 Oct 2006 19:34

Mehmet Emin (Lt.Gen. Koral) Istanbul 1881- Istanbul 12.08.1959
Top/artillary 1318(1902)-1
Lt.Gen.: 1926
Retired: August 28th 1926
In WW1:
April 31st 1916 :Commander of 17th Div.
June 12 1916: Commander of 10th Kafkas/Caucasus Div.
June 29 1917: Commander of 49th Div.
July 19 1917: commander of 59th Div.
Sep 25 1918: commander of 61st Div.
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