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== Military history ==
 
== Military history ==
[[Battle of Kirkee]] 1817
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*[[Battle of Kirkee]] 1817
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*During the [[First World War]] there was a Prisoner of War Camp  for Turkish prisoners, see [[POW Camps in India]] for brief details.
  
 
== Spelling Variants ==
 
== Spelling Variants ==

Latest revision as of 09:54, 7 November 2019

Kirkee
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Presidency: Bombay
Coordinates: 18.570044°N 73.835156°E
Altitude: 570 metres (1,870 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Khadki
State/Province: Maharashtra
Country: India
Transport links
Great Indian Peninsula Railway

In the British era Kirkee was a town and cantonment in Poona District. See Bombay Districts.

Military history

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Khadki
Spelling variants: Kirkee/Kirki

External links

Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial - This total includes the names of 629 servicemen whose remains were brought from Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery for re-interment here in 1962; Kirkee New Cemetery [First World War], Kirkee War Cemetery [Second World War], Kirkee 1939-1945 Memorial Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Historical books online

  • Kirkee Imperial Gazetteer
  • Poona and Kirkee page 447 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org
  • "Map of Poona and Kirkee" between pages 342 and 343, A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon published by John Murray, London Eighth Edition 1911 Archive.org.