1917 INDIA – GB……WW1 MILITARY MAIL from KAILANA CAMP, CHAKRATA … [20260]

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1917 (May 11) Photographic ppc overlooking Kailana to Westcliffe on Sea datelined from Private C. Rumus, 1/4 R.W.K. Detachment, B Coy Kailana Camp bearing 1a tied Kailana cds.
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The 1/4th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment were sent to India 30 Oct 1914 & on arrival were broken up & transferred to the Jubbulpore Brigade in the 5th (Mhow) Division of the Indian Army, a detachment was apparently sent to Kailana Camp a hill station in mountainous Uttarkhand about a couple of miles from Chakrata that sits at an altitude of around 7000 feet near the Himalayan foothills

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