|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 Town Imperial Gazetteer of India
- Photographs of St Augustine's Church, Kohat from the collection of emmyeustace on 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.
- Kohat Pass. 1941. A sign on the Toch(i?) Valley Pass directs camel caravans and horses one way, and motor vehicles the other. From a collection by George Rodger taken in 1941 on the North West Frontier www.magnumphotos.com. Click to enlarge.
- 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