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Cavit [Erdel]
1317-P. 14[1]
Born (1884-12-00)0 December 1884
Died 5 March 1933(1933-03-05) (aged 49)
Place of birth Adorianople (Edirne), Ottoman Empire
Place of death Ankara, Turkey
Buried at State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
Years of service Ottoman: 1902–1919
Turkey: 1919 – Mart 5, 1933
Rank Mirliva
Commands held Chief of Staff of the 42nd Division, Chief of Staff of Chataldja Defense Line, Chief of Staff of the IX Corps, 17th Division (deputy), Chief of Staff of the I Caucasian Corps, 11th Caucasian Division
11th Caucasian Division, Kars Fortified Area Command, chief of the Personnel Bureau of the Ministry of National Defence, 7th Division, 16th Division, member of the Military Supreme Court
Battles/wars Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Other work Member of the GNAT (Kars)

Cavit [Erdel] (1884; Adrianople (Edirne) – 5 March 1933; 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. 149. (Turkish)

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