|Altitude:||489 m (1,604 ft)|
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|State/Province:||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, old NWFP|
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places of interest during the British period
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In 1873, a third class municipality was established consisting of 16 members.
Mollie Ellis from Kohat cantonment was kidnapped by Afridi tribesmen from the Khyber Pass region on 14 April 1923. The rescue expedition included Mrs Lilian Starr, matron at the Peshawar Mission Hospital. For more details see:
- Michael E Lambert, "The Kidnapping of Molly Ellis" pdf
- Journey To The Brigands’ Lair: The Kidnapping of Mollie Ellis,
- Photographs from the Illustrated London News (26 May 1923 pp894-895) Flickr.com
- Lilian A Starr, Tales of Tirah and Lesser Tibet (1924) an account of the rescue mission (available at the British Library). Also available to read online on the Digital Library of India website.
Battle of Kohat 1850
- Kohat Love to Know 1911
- Kohat Town Imperial Gazetteer of India
- Photograph: c 1860: Playing Cricket, Kohat, with St Augustine's Church newly completed in the background. The photo was taken by a Major Keyes 1st Punjab Infantry (originally raised 1849) which eventually became the 55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force) and then, after 1922, 1st Btn 13th Frontier Force Rifles. From the National Army Museum . Archive150 on Facebook
- Photograph of St Augustine's Church, Kohat, Pakistan February 1916 flickr.com
- Postcard: Kohat Pass, NWFP post stamped 1.2.1929 with message. From a collection of postcards at the ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, sent by F.G. Prew, a soldier, probably in the 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment to Adolf Feller of Switzerland.
- Photograph of Ronald and Beryl Osbourne, at Kohat Pass (NW Frontier Province), Pakistan. April 1946. The text states that Beryl is wearing a revolver. indianmemoryproject.com