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Mehmet Arif Bey
1317-P. 17[1]
Born (1882-12-00)December 0, 1882
Died 13 July 1926(1926-07-13) (aged 44)
Place of birth Adana, Ottoman Empire
Place of death Izmir, Turkey
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1902-1919
Turkey: May 19, 1919-January 1922
Rank Miralay
Commands held Chief of Staff of the 5th Division, Infantry School, Chief of Staff of the Inspectorate of Rear Area of the Eastern Armies
11th Division, 3rd Group, Secretary of the Commander-in-chief, III Corps
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Other work Member of the GNAT (Eskişehir)

Mehmet Arif Bey also known as "Ayıcı" Arif ("The Bear-leader") (1882; Adana - July 13, 1926; Izmir) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and the Turkish Army.

Works

  • Anadolu İnkilabı ve Mücahedat-ı Milliye Hatırası (1335 - 1339) (reprinted as Anadolu İnkilabı ve Millî Mücadele Anıları (1919-1923), Arba Yayınları, 1987.)

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See also

Sources

  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. 151. (Turkish)

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