Cemil Conk

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Cemil Conk[1]
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Born 1873 (1873)
Constantinople (Istanbul), Ottoman Empire
Died 1963 (1964) (aged 90)
Istanbul, Turkey
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1892–1921
Turkey: August 30, 1921 – November 1, 1931
Rank Mirliva
Commands held 36th Regiment, 4th Division, 54th Division, 41st Division
11th Division, 18th Division, President of the Infantry Shooting School, Inspector of the Infantry and Machin Guns, 4th Division, II Corps (deputy)
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence

Cemil Conk (1873; Üsküdar – 1963; Istanbul) was a decorated officer of the Ottoman Army and a general of the Turkish Army. He received as surname the name of Conk Bayırı, where he successfully fought at the Battle of Chunuk Bair (Conk Bayırı in Turkish) during the 1st World War.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Cemil Conk, Hatıraları: Balkan Harbi 1912–1913. [Çanakkale Seferi 1915], Türkiye Yayınevi, 1947.
  • Cemil Conk, Çanakkale Conkbayırı Savaşları, Erkânıharbiyei Umumiye Basımevi, 1959.

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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. 25. (Turkish)
  2. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/yazarlar/akoz/2013/03/21/gitti-ulusalci-geldi-milliyetci