Mehmet Hayri Tarhan

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For an army officer born in 1879, see Mehmet Hayri Bey
Mehmet Hayri Tarhan
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Born 1880 (1880)
Tirnovadjik (Malko Tarnovo), Ottoman Empire
Died 11 December 1934(1934-12-11) (aged 53–54)
Ankara, Turkey
Buried Ankara Şehitliği
State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1902–1920
Turkey: June 21, 1920–November 10, 1934
Rank Mirliva
Commands held Chief of Staff of the XV Corps, Chief of Staff of the XVI Corps, 2nd division of the General headquarters, Chief of Staff of the II Corps, Chief of Staff of the XV Corps, 42nd Division, 12th Division, 26th Division, Chief of Staff of the Seventh Army, Vice General Inspector of the Military Schools
Chief of Staff of Adana Front, Maraş Division, 9th Division, Inspector of Yahşihan Rear Area, Gaziantep Area Command, General Inspector of the Military Schools, Military attaché to Bucharest, Inspector of Logistics
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence

Mehmet Hayri Tarhan (1884; Tirnovadjik (Malko Tarnovo) – December 11, 1934; Ankara) was a military 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. 147. (in Turkish)

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