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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

  • All Saints’ Church, Khadki archived website. A current website could not be located at 19 February 2021, but perhaps may become available in the future. The website previously had internal links which unfortunately do not appear to have been archived/or are now accessible, but perhaps may become available in a future version of the website.
    • Images of the church
    • Online images of pages from church registers, (baptisms, marriages and burials) some of which are unfortunately somewhat indistinct to read. (Links are on lower left hand side of the Home Page). Scroll down link for some archived register pages.
  • St. Andrew's Church, Khadki, Pune You Tube
  • Image: The Barracks (B) Kirkee 1890, image 239 Slideshow of photographs : Old Pune by Avinash Bhondwe Hover your mouse over the toolbar towards the bottom of the image, and scroll to image 239. There is an option to "View full screen".
  • "Prince of Wales commemorates Remembrance Sunday in India" 10 November 2013 The Telegraph, archived. Includes details of the Commonwealth War Graves cemetery at Kirkee. The cemetery was created following the 1952 'rescue' of 1,668 fallen soldiers from neglected graves throughout India.
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
  • "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