|Altitude:||489 m (1,604 ft)|
|Present Day Details|
|State/Province:||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, old NWFP|
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places of interest during the British period
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
- Photograph: The Cemetery, Kohat FIBIS Gallery
- Kohat Town Imperial Gazetteer of India
- Photograph: c 1860: Playing Cricket, Kohat, with St Augustine's Church newly completed in the background. From the National Army Museum .
- 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.
- "The amazing story of Marie Memsahib" by Dr Raheal Ahmad Siddiqui January 25, 2015 The News on Sunday, now archived. Marie Mallam, the wife of Lt. Colonel G.L.Mallam of the IPS (Indian Political Service) from 1934 lived in Kohat where her husband was Deputy Commissioner. The Mallam Welfare Centre in Kohat for Maternal and Child Welfare was the first of other similar clinics and she was awarded the Kaiser-I-Hind silver medal. She died in 1944, age 40.
- 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
- RAF Kohat rafweb.org (retrieved 1 July 2014)
Historical books online
- "Kohat District" page 166 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library
- Royal Engineers Journals 1939-1945 is a Searchable database available on the pay website Findmypast, located in the category Armed Forces & Conflict/Second World War. The Journals appear to have been published quarterly in March, June, September and December.
- "The Kohat Pass Rifle Factory" by Lieut-Colonel E E Read pages 539-541 December 1939 (images 62-66). Findmypast link, need to be signed in to Fmp.