XVI Corps (Ottoman Empire)

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XVI Corps
On Altıncı Kolordu
Active 1915–
Country Ottoman Empire
Type Corps
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Miralay Kannengiesser Bey
Mirliva Mustafa Kemal Pasha (August 19, 1915-March 7, 1916[1])

The XVI Corps of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: 16 ncı Kolordu or On Altıncı Kolordu) was one of the corps of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during World War I.

Formations[edit]

Order of Battle, August 1916, December 1916[edit]

In August 1916, December 1916, the corps was structured as follows:[2]

Order of Battle, August 1917[edit]

In August 1917, the corps was structured as follows:[3]

  • XVI Corps (Caucasus)
    • 5th Division, 8th Division

Sources[edit]

  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. 8. (Turkish)
  2. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 134, 154.
  3. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 170.