Martyrs of Gazi University

 

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1- Hüseyin RUSO

He was born in 1935 in Küçük Kaymaklı, Cyprus. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Physical Education and Sports Department in 1958. On 22nd December 1963, he was killed in the struggle by the Greek Cypriots who attacked Küçük Kaymaklı.

2- Turgut SITKI

In 1939, he was born in Paphos, Poli, Cyprus. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Literature Department in 1961. On 14th February 1964, he was killed by the Greek Cypriots in the struggle for existence.

3- Mehmet MUSTAFA

He was born in 1943 in Evdim, Cyprus. While he was a 3rd grade student at Gazi Institute of Education Painting Department, he was killed by Greek Cypriots on 08.02.1964 in Erenköy Resistance, where he joined to defend Turkish presence in Cyprus in 1964.

4- Kemal ÖZALPER

He was born in 1931 in Malatya. He graduated from Gazi Male Technical High School in 1952. On 18.08.1964, he was killed by the Greeks Cypriots in the struggle for existence.

5- Hüseyin Salih BORA

He was born in the village of Gönyeli in Cyprus in 1945. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Painting Department in 1971. During the Cyprus Peace Operation of 1974, he was martyred in Cyprus by Greek Cypriots in a battle on Dikmen ridges.

6- Fevzi ATEŞ

He was born in 1953 in Tuzluca, Kars. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Social Studies Teaching Department in 1979. He was a teacher at Batman Industrial Vocational High School. On 28.05.1980, he was killed by terrorists.

7- Ergün Erol GÜRSESOĞLU

He was born in 1951 in Rize. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Department of Mathematics in 1975. While he was the director of Adana Hürriyet High School, he was killed by terrorists on 05.07.1980.

8- Nebi Can KAYAN

He was born in Bergama in 1964. He graduated from Gazi Institute of Education, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Department in 1987. On 26.06.1988, while he was performing his military service, he fell a martyr in Lüleburgaz.

9- Mehmet KAPUSUZ

He was born in 1966 in Büyükkale Village, Vezirköprü, Samsun. He graduated from Gazi University Kastamonu School of Education, Department of Classroom Teaching in 1987. He was a teacher in Ekmekçiler Village Primary School in Siirt. On 06.09.1989, he was killed by terrorists.

10- Ömer Zeki VARAN

He was born in Artvin in 1966. He graduated from Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports in 1991. He was a physical education teacher at Çanakkale Lapseki Girls Vocational High School. His boot camp was Bolu 1st Commando Brigade and after that he served as lieutenant in Görmeç Village of Şırnak. In 1992, he was was martyred with 91 soldiers as a result of an avalanche in the area where the military unit was located.

11- Birol İrfan AŞKAR

He was born in Afyon in 1969. He graduated from Gazi Faculty of Education, Department of Physics Teaching in 1992. He was a teacher at Bingol İmam Hatip High School. On 24.05.1993, he was killed by terrorists.

12- Kemal SERT

He was born in Konya in 1967. He graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Painting and Drawing Department in 1991. He was a teacher at Silvan Industrial Vocational High School in Diyarbakır. He was killed by terrorists on 16.11.1993.

13- Mehmet Ali DURAK

He was born in Erzincan in 1968. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Education, Department of Chemistry in 1991. He was a teacher at Silvan Cumhuriyet Primary School in Diyarbakır. He was killed by terrorists on 04.04.1994.

14- Ali YILDIZ

He was born in the town of Adiller, Ermenek, Karaman in 1989. He graduated from Gazi University Kastamonu School of Education, Primary Education Department in 1989. He was a teacher at Başkavak Elementary School in Savur, Mardin. He was killed by terrorists on 05.11.1994.

15- Hamza Halit SÜLÜN

He was born in 1966 in Ankara. He graduated from the Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports in 1993. While he was performing his military service, he was killed by terrorists in Şırnak on 02.10.1995.

16- Saim ÇELİK

He was born in 1968 in Sarız, Kayseri. In 1992, he graduated from Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports. He was a teacher at Kayseri Kılıçaslan Science and Anatolian High School. On 24.05.1996, he was killed by terrorists in Tunceli while he was performing his military service.

17- Nesrin ÜNÜGÜR

She was born in 1966 in Ankara. He graduated from Gazi University, Department of History of Science and Literature in 1991. She was a teacher at the Dantak Primary School in Diyarbakır. On 01.10.1996, she was killed by terrorists together with her 4 friends.

18- Bülent AY

He was born in Ankara in 1970. He graduated from Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports in 1994. He taught at Yozgat Independence High School. He was killed by terrorists in Batman on 12.02.1997 while performing his military service.

19- Mesut UZLU

He was born in Karşıyaka, İzmir in 1972. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Technical Education, Department of Building Education in 1995. He was killed by terrorists in the Çatak District of Van when he was serving his military service on 03.10.1997.

20- Yüksel DEMİR

He was born in 1970 in Elazığ. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in 1994. He was martyred by terrorists in Bingöl in 1997 when he was serving as a military officer.

21- Mehmet Ali ÖZBEK

He was born in 1970 in Germany. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Public Administration in 1994. He was a police commissary while he died as a martyr in Ankara in July, 1999.

22- Ersin YILMAZ

He was born in 1976 in Bornova, İzmir. He graduated from Gazi University, Kırşehir Vocational High School, Department of Business Administration in 1999. On 16.04.2010, he fell a martyr in a traffic accident while he was coming back from the military operation in Başkale, Van.

23- Dilay Turan KERMAN

She was born in Ankara in 1983. She graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Special Education Department in 2010. She was a teacher at the Guidance and Research Center in the province of Tunceli. On 04.09.2011, she was killed by terrorists along with her husband Cem Kerman.

24- Bilal ÖZCAN

He was born in Germany in 1984. Bilecik was his hometown. He graduated from the Technical Education Faculty of Gazi University in 2010. On 19.10.2011, he was martyred in the conflict with the terrorists in Çukurca, where he served as a commando ensign.

25- Sümeyra ÇAKMAK

She was born in Bayburt in 1991. She graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Department of Secondary Education Science and Mathematics Education Department. While she was a senior student at the Department of Chemistry Education, she was killed on 13.03.2016 in a bombed treacherous terrorist attack in Kızılay.

26- Feyza ACISU

She was born in 1994 in Altındağ, Ankara. She was a 4th grade student at Gazi Education Faculty, Department of Foreign Language Education, British Language Education Department. She was killed in a bombed treacherous terrorist attack in Kızılay on 13.03.2016.

27- Feyyaz AYDIN

He was born in Gümüşhane in 1992. He was seriously injured in the bombed terrorist attack in Kızılay on 13.03.2016 while he was a 3rd grade student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He was not recovered despite all the interventions made and he was martyred on 21.03.2016.

28- Nusrettin Can Çalkınsın

He was born in Kars in 1997. While he was 1st grade student in Law School, he was martyred on 13.03.2016 when he was waiting for a bus in front of Güvenpark along with Zeynep Başak Gülsoy, who is a first grade student of Ufuk University Law School.

29- Kubilay ER

He was born in Amasya in 1991. He graduated from Business Administration Department of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 2015. He was assigned as a Special Operations Police in  Mazıdağı, Mardin. He became martyr as a result of  the  armed terrorist attack on 22.03.2016.

30- Mücahit ERBAŞ

He was born in Sorgun, Yozgat, in 1989. While he was a student of Turkish Folklore Department, he was wounded in the attack of a stabbing made by terrorists at the Bağlar district of Diyarbakır, where he served as a police officer on 10.05.2016 and was not recovered despite all the interventions made in the hospital he treated on 19.05.2016. She was martyred.

31- Cennet YİĞİT

He was born in 1993 in Alanya, Antalya. He graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Department of Painting Education in 2015. He was martyred at the Gölbaşı Special Operations Department, which he served as Assistant Commissioner, on 15.07.2016 as a result of traitorous air strikes by terrorists and their collaborators.

32- Gülşah GÜLER

She was born in Kırıkhan district of Hatay in 1992. She graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Department of Painting Education in 2015. She was martyred at the Gölbaşı Special Operations Department, which he served as Assistant Commissioner, on 15.07.2016 as a result of traitorous air strikes by terrorists and their collaborators.

33- Fevzi BAŞARAN

He was born in Erzincan in 1985. He graduated from Gazi Education Faculty, Chemistry Department in 2010. He was martyred at the Gölbaşı Special Operations Department, which he served as Assistant Commissioner, on 15.07.2016 as a result of traitorous air strikes by terrorists and their collaborators.

34- Seher YAŞAR

She was born in 1992 in Polatlı, Ankara. She graduated from Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Finance Department in 2015. She was martyred at the Gölbaşı Special Operations Department, which he served as Assistant Commissioner, on 15.07.2016 as a result of traitorous air strikes by terrorists and their collaborators.

35- Muhammed YALÇIN

He was born in Karaman in 1994. While he was a 3rd grade student at the School of Physical Education and Sports, he was martyred by terrorists and collaborators in the air attack on the Presidential Palace on 15.07.2016

36- Mustafa AVCU

He was born in Çorum in 1994. While he was a 3rd year student in the Department of Civil Engineering in Engineering Faculty, he was martyred by the terrorists and their collaborators when they opened fire against the public in front of the Chief of Staff on 15.07.2016.

37- Mustafa ÖZTÜRK

He was born in 1989 in Çarşamba, Samsun. He graduated from the Faculty of Technology-Electrical Department in 2014. As a police officer, Mustafa Öztürk, who served in the Istanbul Provincial Security Directorate, was martyred on 10.12.2016 in Besiktas as a result of a bombardment attack carried out by terrorists.

38 - Gendarmerie Lieutenant Colonel Songül YAKUT

She was born in 1976 in Malatya. She completed his graduate education on Traffic Planning and Application Department in 2006 at the Institute of Science and Technology. She fell martry on May 31, 2017 in Şırnak,  Şenoba Municipality of Uludere Town,  in the helicopter accident.