Kirkee War Cemetery
Kirkee War Cemetery

Cantonment in the city of Pune, India.

- Khadki

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Bombay Sappers in China during the Boxer Rebellion
Bombay Sappers soldiers
3rd Bombay Sappers and Miners (1910)
1990 postal stamp on the occasion of the Presentation of the Colours
The regimental band during the visit of US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel at a Tri-Services Guard of Honour ceremony in New Delhi, 8 August 2014.

The group has its centre in Khadki, Pune in Maharashtra state.

William Birdwood

British Army officer.

General Sir W. R. Birdwood by Elliott & Fry
Anzac Cove looking towards Ari Burnu, 1915
W. R. Birdwood
General Birdwood in Shrapnel Gully, Gallipoli, sometime in 1915 MS10484/PHO1 State Library Victoria (Australia)
Grave of William Birdwood and family in Twickenham Cemetery

William Riddell Birdwood was born on 13 September 1865 in Kirkee, India.


Seventh most populous city in India and the second-largest city in the state of Maharashtra, with an estimated population of 7.4 million It has been ranked "the most liveable city in India" several times.

Residential High Rises in Pune,India
The circular Nandi mandapa at the Pataleshwar cave temple built in the Rashtrakuta era (753-982)
Skyscrapers under construction in Pune South
An equestrian statue of Peshwa Baji Rao I outside Shaniwar Wada. He expanded the Maratha Empire in north India c. 1730.
British Government House, Ganesh Khind, Poona (c. 1875)
National Chemical Laboratory
Vetal Hill Panorama, a prominent hill in Pune. Elevation c. 800 m
Tulshibaug Lane in Pune, a busy shopping hub of Pune
Baner, when it was a recently developed suburb of Pune.
Hadapsar, a recently developed suburb of Pune.
EON IT Park, Kharadi
Kirloskar Group headquarters in Pune
Volkswagen India Plant and offices in Pune
Force Motors plant in Pune
Shinde Chhatri in Wanowrie, Pune.
Deccan college houses the museums of Maratha history and Indian archaeology
Ganpati procession by Jnana Prabodhini school
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Pune Municipal Corporation Building
Khadakwasla reservoir, the main source of water for the city
St. Vincent's High School, Camp, Pune.
Jnana Prabodhini Prashala, Sadashiv Peth, Pune
Savitribai Phule Pune University headquarters. During the British era, the building served as the Monsoon residence for the Governor of the Bombay Presidency.
Pune Railway Station – entrance
An EMU on the Pune–Lonavla suburban line
Deccan Express with Vistadome Coach
Local buses in Pune
Pune Metro during trial Run
A highway leading into Pune
Departure lounge at Pune Airport
B. J. Medical College, Pune was established in 1878 and is associated with the Sassoon Hospital.

Along with the municipal corporation area of PCMC, PMC and the three cantonment towns of Camp, Khadki, and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR).

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Indian actor who works predominantly in Hindi cinema, and also in Gujarati, Tamil, Marathi and Telugu cinema.

Menon in 2016

He studied at the St. Joseph High School in Khadki, Pune.

College of Military Engineering, Pune

Technical and tactical engineering training institution of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army.

A 1993 stamp dedicated to the 50th anniversary of CME

The college it is situated at Dapodi on NH 4, adjacent to the Khadki cantonment, a large army base in Pune district, north of the Pune city.

Battle of Khadki

Plan of action

The Battle of Khadki, also known as or The Battle of Ganeshkhind, took place at modern day Khadki, India on 5 November 1817 between the forces of the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire under the leadership of Appasaheb Bhonsle.

Mula River (India)

River in Pune, India.

New Holkar Bridge
Mula River from the west bank

The Holkar bridge crosses the river near Khadki.


Military or police quarters.

45) Kirkee Cantonment, Maharashtra, Southern Command

Sonalee Kulkarni

Indian actress who mainly acts in Marathi cinema and Bollywood films.

Sonalee in 2015

Sonalee Kulkarni was born to Manohar and Savinder Kulkarni in the army cantonment of Khadki, near Pune.

Sewri Christian Cemetery

Established by Arthur Crawford, the first Municipal Commissioner of Bombay as a location for European burials.

Statue in Sewri Christian Cemetery

The bodies of Commonwealth military service personnel buried in the cemetery during the First and Second World Wars were all exhumed and reburied at Kirkee War Cemetery where permanent maintenance by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission could be assured, with the exception of a Second World War soldier of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India) whose grave is still registered and maintained by the commission.