Nicolay Natzvalov

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Nicolay Greogorievich Natzvalov (Russian: Николай Георгиевич Нацвалов) (1884 – May 25, 1919, Vladivostok) was a participant of World War I and the Chief of Staff of the Special Manchurian Detachment, Major General (1918).

He was born in Transbaikalia into a Georgian - Cossack family (original surname Natsvlishvili). He started his military service as a private during the Russo-Japanese War. In the course of the following war Nicolay Natzvalov was awarded with the Order of St. George of the Fourth Degree and St. George's honor weapon.

After his demobilization Nicolay Natzvalov joined the White movement in Transbaikal. He was appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Ataman Grigory Semyonov First Joint division and headed the 5th Priamur corps (December 8, 1918 to May 25, 1919). He committed suicide.

References

  • Волков С. В. Белое движение: Энцикл. Гражданской войны. — СПб., 2003.
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