|Bekir Sami Günsav|
Miralay Bekir Sami Bey
|Born||0 December 1879|
|Died||9 September 1934(aged 64)|
|Place of birth||Bandırma, Ottoman Empire|
|Place of death||Istanbul, Turkey|
|Buried at||Karacaahmet Cemetery|
|Years of service||
43rd Regiment, 5th Expeditionary Force, 52nd Division, Chataldja Defense Line, Department of Export and Order|
56th Division, XVII Corps (deputy), XX Corps, Muğla and Antalya Area Command, Military Representative to Northern Caucasus
First World War
War of Independence
He was born in the village of Haydar in the district of Bandırma to father Hasan Bey and mother Aishe. Hasan Bey was a member of the Circassian family who moved from Caucasus to Anatolia. Their family name was Zarukhue.
He fought the first stage the Turkish War of Independence as the commander of 56th Division.
(Ed. Muhittin Ünal), Miralay Bekir Sami Günsav'ın Kurtuluş Savaşı Anıları, Cem Yayınevi, 2002, ISBN 975-406-510-1.
- T.C. Genelkurmay Harp Tarihi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Türk İstiklâl Harbine Katılan Tümen ve Daha Üst Kademlerdeki Komutanların Biyografileri, Genkurmay Başkanlığı Basımevi, Ankara, 1972, p. 107. (Turkish)
- Hamdi Gürler, Kurtuluş Savaşı'nda Albay Bekir Sami Günsav (Mayıs – Haziran 1919), Genelkurmay Basım Evi, 1994, ISBN 975-409-006-8, p. 21.
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