ISSN: 1011-727X
e-ISSN: 2667-5420

Nuri Köstüklü

Keywords: Kiğı, Kiğı Association For the Defence of National Rights, World War I, National Struggle, Military Battalions


In this paper, some documents obtained from the successors of incorporator members of Kiğı Association for the Defence of National Rights and relating to Kığı Association for the Defence of National Rights have first been presented in literature and commented on. In the documents in question, some significant information about people from Kığı who lived in or around Kığı or in other areas in Eastern Anotolia and took part in various military and national activities during World War I and National Struggle have been found. They especially introduced us some original information about military organisations, military battalions and their activities, and about some other political and social developments during World War I and War of Independence.