Ömer Halis Bıyıktay

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Ömer Halis Bıyıktay
1321-P. 44[1]
Colonel Omer Halis Biyiktay.jpg
Born 1883 (1883)
Erzincan, Ottoman Empire
Died 25 December 1939(1939-12-25) (aged 55–56)
Istanbul, Turkey
Buried State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1905-1919
Turkey:1919-December 25, 1939
Rank General
Commands held Staff of the Iraq Area Command, Chief of Staff of the 6th Division, Chief of Staff of the 52nd Division, Staff of Euphrates Group, Deputy chief of the 1st division of the Seventh Army, Chief of Staff of the XX Corps, 172nd Regiment
172nd Infantry Regiment, 23rd Division, Chief of division of Army of the Ministry of National Defense, Vice undersecretary of the Ministry of National Defense, Undersecretary of Ground Forces of the Ministry of National Defense, 3rd Division, Chief of Military Training of the Ministry of National Defense, Istanbul Command
Battles/wars Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Ali Fuat Erden, Ömer Halis Bıyıktay and Mustafa Kemal Atatürk during the Grand Maneuvers in Thrace, August 1937

Ömer Halis Bıyıktay (1883; Erzincan - December 25, 1939; Istanbul) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and a general of the Turkish Army.

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  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. 225. (in Turkish)

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