Topic: Tk - Bks - 1/33IR
The Battle of Anzac Cove
Officers commanding the 33rd Infantry Regiment
Captain Sadik Efendi was commander of 1st Company, 1st Battalion. He was Killed in Action on Saturday 4 Ramadhaan 1333 A.H., or in Gregorian terms, 17 July 1915.
Lieutenant Colonel Ahmet Sevki Bey was the commander of 33rd Infantry Regiment. He was Killed in Action on Thursday 14 Jumaada al-THaany 1333 A.H., or in Gregorian terms, 29 April 1915. His picture is below.
After Ahmet Sevki Bey was killed in action Lt. Col Rüstü Bey, the commander of 2nd Battalion, was appointed the commander of the 33rd Regiment.
Major Besim Bey was the Officer Commanding the 3rd Battalion. He was wounded during the battle of 29 April 1915.
The diary of the anonymous officer from 1st Battalion 33rd Infantry Regiment raises issues about identifying the men involved in the Regiment.
Major Faik Bey was the commander of the 1st Battalion.
Lest we forget
Acknowledgement: Information and pictures kindly supplied by Tosun Saral.