Kâzım Dirik

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Mehmet Kâzım Dirik
1315-P. 87[1]
Vali Kazim Dirik.jpg
Born 1881 (1881)
Bitola, Manastir Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died 3 July 1941(1941-07-03) (aged 59–60)
Edirne, Turkey
Buried State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1900-1919
Turkey: May 1919-September 24, 1928
Rank Korgeneral
Commands held Inspector of the Rear Area of the Second Army, Inspector of the Rear Area of the Fourth Army, 43rd Division, 7th Division, 56th Division, 49th Division, Inspector of the Rear Area in Batumi
Chief of the General Staff of the Ninth Army, Erzurum Fortified Area Command, XV Corps (deputy), Representative of TBMM government to Georgia, Inspector of the Rear Area of Western Anatolia, General Directorate of Shipping and Transportation, 2nd Division
Battles/wars Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Other work Deputy Governor of the Bitlis Province, Governor of the Bitlis Province, Governor of the Izmir Province, General Inspector of the Trakya Inspectorate-General

Kâzım Dirik (1881 in Bitola, Manastir Vilayet, Ottoman Empire – July 3, 1941 in Edirne) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and the 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. 114. (in Turkish)

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