The Turkish Army at Bulair - Šarkoy

 

 

Provisional Command of the Gallipoli peninsula

Commander : Brig.Gen. Fahri

Chief of the General Staff : Lt.Col. Ali Fethi

Chief of the 1st Section (operations) : Maj. Mustafa Kemal

Staff officers : Maj. Nuri, Cpt. Fuad, 1st Lt. Sami

Adjutants : Cpt. Sadit, 1st Lt. Assim

Intendant : 1st Lt. Pertev

Medical officer : Dr. Bocher

A] Bulair

Headquartes

15 trained and 16 untrained officers, 77 untrained men

Provisional Nizam Division

         Commander : col. Ahmet Necip

         Chief of Staff : maj. Vahit

Trabzon Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Trabzon Bns.)

Mersin Redif Rgt. (Adana, Tarsus, Silifke Bns.)

Kütaya Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Kütaya Bns.) : Maj. Abürrezzak

Rize Redif Bn.

MG. unit (2 Mgs.)

Nordenfelt guns Cpy. (4 guns)

not QF guns Bn. (2 Bts. with 12 guns)

not QF Mnt. guns Bty. (6 guns)

Kircaali QF Mnt. guns unit (2 QF guns)

150mm position battery (6 guns)

172 trained and 72 untrained officers, 5661 trained and 3706 untrained men, 7296 rifles, 4 MGs, 30 guns, 145 riding and 41 draught horses, 1179 pack trains, 7 carts

27th Infantry Division

         Commander : Brig.Gen. Mustafa

         Chief of the Staff : Sen. Cpt. Hürrem

73rd Inf. Rgt. (3) : Col. Zeki

79th Inf. Rgt. (3) : Col.

80th Inf. Rgt. (3) : Col. Ahmet Shevki

8th Nishanci Rgt. (3) : Lt.Col. Tevfik

27th Nishanci Bn.

MG. Cpy. (4 MGs.)

1st Bn./29th Art. Rgt. (8 QF guns)

3rd Bty./18th Mnt. Art.Bn. (4 QF guns)

166 trained and 80 untrained officers, 3387 trained and 3331 untrained men, 7969 rifles, 4 MGs, 12 guns, 252 riding and 399 draught horses, 1851 pack trains, 16 carts

B] Maydos

Afyonkarahisar Redif Division

         Commander : Col. Shükrü

Afyonkarahisar Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Karahisar Bns.)

Aksheir Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Aksheir Bns.) : Lt.Col.

Kütaya Redif Rgt. [detached to the Provisional Nizam Division]

Schneider Field Art. Bn. (12 ex Serbian guns)

79 trained and untrained 33 officers, 4720 trained and 1401 non combatants, 3564 rifles, 12 guns, 96 riding and 153 draught horses, 1851 pack trains, 5 carts

Edremit Redif Division

         Commander : Col. Ihsan

         Chief of the Staff : Maj. Refik

Edremit Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Edremit Bns.)

Bayramiç Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Bayramiç Bns.)

Ayvacik Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Ayvacik Bns.)

Cav. MG. Cpy. (4 MGs.)

Krupp Field Art. Bn. (2 Bts. with 12 not QF guns)

Divisional Mnt. Bts. (2 Bts. with 8 guns)

Nordenfelt guns Cpy. (4 guns)

91 trained and untrained 37 officers, 4070 trained and 1480 non combatants, 5106 rifles, 4 MGs, 24 guns

Çanakkale Redif Division

         Commander : Brig.Gen. Tevfik

         Chief of the Staff : Cpt. Hüsnü

Çanakkale Redif Rgt. (1°, 2° Çanakkale Bns.)

Biga Redif Rgt. (1°, 2°, 3° Biga Bns.)

Pazar Redif Rgt. [detached to the Menderes Detachment]

26 MGs.

2nd Bn./5th Art. Rgt. (2 Bts. with 12 not QF guns)

not QF Mnt. Group (4 guns)

How. Unit

6 Nordenfelt guns

190 trained and 20 untrained officers, 3728 trained and 1338 untrained men, 3089 rifles, 26 MGs, 22 guns, 99 riding and 185 draught horses, 526 pack trains, 38 carts

C] Erenköy

Menderes Detachment

         Commander : Col. Rami

         Chief of the Staff : 2nd.Lt. Baki

Pazar Redif Rgt. (Pazar, Biga, Karacabey Bns.)

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Müstahfiz Bns.

27th Cav. Regt. (3 Sqs.)

MG. unit (2 MGs.)

not QF Mnt. unit (2 guns)

106 trained and 35 untrained officers, 5131 trained and 1238 untrained men, 2 MGs, 2 guns

D] Attached to the Provisional Command

 

9th Nishanci Rgt. (3) : Lt.Col. Abdullah

Provisional Cav. Rgt. (3)

Telegraph Cpy.

16 untrained officers, 860 untrained men

819 trained and 309 untrained officers, 27697 trained and 13411 untrained men

27054 rifles, 38 MGs, 102 guns, 592 riding and 718 draught horses

 

X Provisional Corps

Commander : Brig.Gen. Hurshit

Chief of the General Staff : Lt.Col. Enver

Chief of the 1st Section (operations) : Maj. Ali Ishan

Staff officer : Maj. Tevfik

Medical Officer : Maj. Ibrahim Tali

31st Infantry Division

         Commander : Brig.Gen. Ali Riza

         Chief of the Staff : Maj. Tahir

91st Inf. Rgt. (3)

92nd Inf. Rgt. (3)

93rd Inf. Rgt. (3)

31st Nishanci Bn.

91st, 93rd MG. Cpy. (8 MGs.)

1st Bn./30th Art. Rgt. (24 QF guns)

1st Schneider Mnt. Art. Bns. (12 QF guns)

141 trained and 53 untrained officers, 8240 trained and 708 untrained men, 7564 rifles, 8 MGs, 24 guns, 338 riding and 411 draught horses, 1079 pack trains, 55 carts

32nd Infantry Division

         Commander : Brig.Gen. Neshet

         Chief of the Staff : Maj. Adil

94th Inf. Rgt. (3)

95th Inf. Rgt. (3)

96th Inf. Rgt. (3)

32nd Nishanci Bn.

95th, 96th MG. Cpy. (8 MGs.)

2nd Bn./30th Art. Rgt. (12 QF guns)

Provisional Mnt. Art. Bn. (12 QF guns)

148 trained and 50 untrained officers, 9282 trained and 506 untrained men, 7253 rifles, 8 MGs, 24 guns, 198 riding and 405 draught horses, 1417 pack trains, 75 carts

Mamuretülaziz Redif Division

         Commander : Col. Nuri

         Chief of the Staff : Maj. Sedat

Mamuretülaziz Redif Rgt. (3 Bns.)

Arapkir Redif Rgt. (3 Bns.)

Palu Redif Rgt. (2 Bns.)

94 trained and 31 untrained officers, 5510 trained and 198 untrained men, 5903 rifles, 64 riding and 688 draught horses

Aşiret Cavalry Division

         Commander : Col. Nuri

         Chief of the Staff : Maj. Sedat

20th Nizam Cav. Rgt. (5 Sqs.)

20th Aşiret Cav. Rgt. (5 Sqs.)

21st Aşiret Cav. Rgt. (3 Sqs.)

22nd Aşiret Cav. Rgt. (5 Sqs.)

23rd Aşiret Cav. Rgt. (3 Sqs.)

24th Aşiret Cav. Rgt. (5 Sqs.)

136 trained and 24 untrained officers, 2627 trained men, 2713 rifles, 2818 riding horses, 197 pack trains

Attached

Volunteers Bn. – strength not known

5th Cav. Rgt. (5 Sqs.) – strength not known

1st pioneer Cpy.

4 untrained officers, 177 untrained men, 168 rifles, 24 pack trains, 20 oxen

522 trained and 152 untrained officers, 26347 trained and 1412 untrained men,

23601 rifles, 16 MGs, 48 guns, 3418 riding and 816 draught horses